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Communicating Creatively in a Crisis

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We may have a great message, even a message that could save lives, but getting people to listen to what we want to say and to act on that information is often a major challenge.  Providing critical information to survivors of a disaster such as Typhoone Haiyan (Yolanda) is key to the success of every FIRST […]

Emergency Radio team deploys in Tacloban

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As emergency responders arrive in Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, one need often overlooked is the need for information – it’s as crucial as water, food, shelter and medicine.   In the next few hours,  the FIRST Response Emergency Radio Team, pictured above, will arrive in Tacloban city.  They will set-up a low-power […]