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After reviewing assessments from from UN OCHA and CDAC members FRR is sending 3-4 members to help provide Communications with Communities (CwC). INTL Coordinator for FRR, Mike Adams will arrive in Nepal on Saturday. Two members of FRR India will join him with their suitcase radio kit on the same day. FRR Pakistan coordinator, Hazeen Latif joins the team as well. This team has responded to 10 disasters between them and brings a decade of experience in CwC work. They will be supporting a number of radio partners already working in Nepal.
First Response Radio (FRR) is a network of radio broadcasters, NGOs and Government partners.
Our members have been working in disaster areas since the Tsunami of 2004, providing critical information via radio, as aid. Our goal is to set up a radio station for the affected community within 72 hours of a disaster.
The best way to build this capacity is to equip & train teams before disaster strikes.