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  • Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication BNNRC
    House No: 13/1, Road: 02, Shaymoli
    1207 Dhaka
    Bangladesh

    Email: ceo@bnnrc.net
    Phone: +88-02-9130750
    Fax: +88-02-9138501 Ext. 105
    Website: http://www.bnnrc.net

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Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC)

Non-Governmental Organization

http://www.bnnrc.net

In view of the value “Communication is not a privilege it has become a basic human rights”, the BNNRC trust will organize strategically important activities, studies, and advocacy so that the population of the rural areas will have easy, manageable and low cost communication facilities.

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Mission

In view of the value “Communication is not a privilege it has become a basic human rights”, the BNNRC trust will organize strategically important activities, studies, and advocacy so that the population of the rural areas will have easy, manageable and low cost communication facilities.

Disaster Reduction Goal

To Reduce Risk through Community Broadcasting and Amateur radio

Policies and Programmes in DRR

BNNRC now strives for BNNRC now strives for the following core interventions to contribute in achieving 6th five Years Plan of Bangladesh, UN World Summit on the Information Society (UN WSIS) Action Plan and UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) through:

Community Radio/Community TV for amplifying voices for the voiceless
Right to Information for ensuring improved livelihood of the marginalized
ICT for Development for Bridging the Digital Divide in rural areas &
Amateur Radio for Disaster Risk Reduction

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) has partnerships with 150 organizations in Bangladesh through;

Capacity Building,
Research & Development and
Technical Cooperation

Membership in Key Networks

International Affiliate Membership
The Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC)
World Association for Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC)
Asian South Pacific Bureau of Adult Education
Community Media Forum, Europe
Asia and Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU)
Asia and Pacific Institute of Broadcasting Development (AIBD)

Making disaster risk reduction a policy priority, institutional strengthening (HFA 1)

Community Radio Policy 2008 and Community Radio Strategy 2012 and Amateur radio policy in line with DRR

Risk assessment and early warning systems (HFA 2)

Community radio and Amateur Radio station operated in line with National SOD of DRR

Education, information and public awareness (HFA 3)

Module on DRR for Community radio and Amateur Radio station has already developed by Community Radio Academy

Reducing underlying risk factors (HFA 4)

DRR related contingency plan will be developed very soon for Community radio and Amateur Radio station

Preparedness for effective response (HFA 5)

A online platform is developing - ongoing

Other activities

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) has partnerships with 150 organizations in Bangladesh through;

Capacity Building,
Research & Development and
Technical Cooperation

Making Cities Resilient Campaign Activities

Communicating on the Public Sphere: The role of communication and media in exercising democratic participation in society
Communicating Knowledge: The terms and means by which knowledge generated by society is communicated, or blocked, for use by different groups
Civil Rights in Communication: The exercise of civil rights relating to the processes of communication in society &
Cultural Rights in Communication: The communication of diverse cultures, cultural forms and identities at the individual and social levels.

Disaster Risk Reduction Focal Point(s)

Kamaruzzaman

Websites

www.bnnrc.net

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  • House No: 13/1, Road: 02, Shaymoli 1207 Dhaka Bangladesh

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  • Conferences:  - 6th AMCDRR
     - AMCDRR 2016
     - 2017 Global Platform
     - 2019 Global Platform

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