RT @mediamentor: Haiti: Restoring Communications & Local Media Networks
RT @mediamentor: AMARC list of #community #radio stations in #Haiti.
The earthquake has caused extensive damage to communication systems
and other vital services. Among the many people directly affected are
community media workers and their families.
AMARC is conducting an urgent assessment of the status of community
broadcasting in the areas affected and is working to mobilize
resources and technical assistance. AMARC estimates that at least 12
community radio stations are located within the zones that have
suffered the most severe earthquake destruction. The full extent of
the impact is not yet known.
AMARC is calling on community broadcasters to support the
international relief effort by organizing airtime appeals and other
activities, and to provide direct assistance to community broadcasters
affected by the earthquake, including equipment donations and
Even before this catastrophic disaster, Haiti faced enormous problems
of transport and communications infrastructure, access to electricity
and high rates of illiteracy. Community radio has developed, since
1992, as an essential part of Haiti's communications landscape,
reaching the poorest communities and enabling their participation in
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