A complete intro to the world of First Response Radio and 72 hour disaster response, in 72 seconds.
Mike Adams speaking at Radio Asia Conference
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Rapid Response Radio Unit Feasibility Study. (Amy Tait, May 2000)
The results of this dissertation concluded that it was not only feasible but recommended that a Rapid Response Radio Unit be used to broadcast humanitarian information to a community impacted by a disaster, working with relief agencies to bring assistance to disaster victims. This idea was foundational to the launching of FRR in 2004.
Tips for Psycho-Social Healing
An introductory video about the first deployment of the FRR Indonesia team in 2009 after the Padang earthquake.
Using Radio in Disaster Response
Summary Research paper following Typhoon Haiyan, Philippines, 2013
Videos from CDAC Preparedness Workshop: Robin Burton, Consultant in Mobile Operator Relations, IFRC
Disaster Response For Recovery. Karen Hugelius, PhD, Orebro University
PhD research measuring what was accomplished and the positive impact on the affected community of FRR radio following Typhoon Haiyan, Philippines, 2013