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Hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced in northern Iraq. In these tough conditions, people need to find medical help, to sit exams and continue their daily lives. We explain how a radio phone-in programme is helping people put their problems directly to public officials – and get them solved. [ Bbc.in Link ]
When there's a cholera outbreak - information can save lives. Our producer in South Sudan, Betty Duku shares how she’s using radio to help people identify the condition, treat it and most importantly, prevent it.
Our new series of films are helping Syrian refugees in Lebanon pull together quick, simple, affordable and healthy meals for their families. This rice and vegetable dish, for example, contains vital antioxidants and vitamins to help boost the immune system. A tasty, nutritious treat for anyone! [ Bbc.in Link ]
Here are our top three takeaways from the first-ever UN World Data Forum, covering: the new data guardians, getting people's views without asking them a single question and statisticians not knowing Global Development 101. [ Bbc.in Link ]
BBC Breakfast’s red sofa is an iconic piece of furniture with many incarnations throughout the show’s 34 years of broadcasting. But once a sofa needs an upgrade, where do the old ones go? We explain how one BBC Breakfast sofa made its way to the Palestinian Territories: [ Bbc.in Link ]
Veteran Indian actor, Om Puri, who passed away last week, fronted our HIV and AIDS drama series, Jasoos Vijay – helping make it one of India’s most watched TV shows of its time. Devika Bahl, creative director for the series shares fond memories of an exceptional man.
Our staff have been attacked with stones and held hostage by the Taliban while conducting research on the viewpoints and experiences of women and girls in Afghanistan. Our senior research officer explains why the work is so important - and shares some of the 'challenges' he's experienced while working in the country.
Security threats against journalists and financial pressure are just two of the challenges facing local radio in Afghanistan. We explain how training and information-sharing helped stations survive against the odds.