Rohingya “Lifeline” radio - Thursday, November 05, 2020
MC & News: Sami Ahmed & Mohammed Hussain
ROH Lifeline 11052020 1130 UTC
Today: Thursday, November 05, 2020
7:30 a.m. (Washington, D.C., USA)
Duration: 7 minutes
Biden says he expects to win the presidency
2020 presidential election had highest turnout rate in 120 years
South Korea to provide $300,000 to support Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar
NLD Govt Slams Myanmar’s Military for Attacking Election Body
Shortwave: 31-meter band, 9350 kHz; 25-meter band, 11700 kHz and 12030 kHz Medium wave (AM): 1575 kHz
Report: VOA News
Related item code: 9-P
Duration: 6:16 minutes
Translator: Sabera Begum (Cox’s Bazar)
Topic: Japanese Youngster Starts Online Counseling Service.
Summary: Suicides are on the rise among Japanese young people aged 13 to 19. That concerns 21-year-old Koki Ozora, who suffered from depression as a child.
Ozora started a nonprofit volunteer organization called Anata no Ibasho. In English, that means “a place for you.” The group offers a 24-hour text-messaging service for those seeking a sympathetic listener. Anata no Ibasho promises to answer every request, as soon as possible and sometimes within seconds.
The online Japanese-language message service has grown to 500 volunteers since March. Many of them live in other countries and different time zones. The volunteers provide assistance during the hours when suicides are most common: from 10 at night to sunrise.
Report: Mohammed Rukon Uddin (Cox’s Bazar)
Related item code: 9-P
Duration: 7:18 minutes
Topic: Interview with Rohingyas on the changes of food items and limits the amount of food creates food shortage or not. WFP representative responds
Translation Summary: WFP (World Food Program) provided Rohingya rations on a monthly basis. The process of food intake during this pandemic is different than it was before causing shortage of food. Azim Ullah, 39, is a resident of Kutupalong camp. He noted: “Some items have are less. We need foods which meet our monthly needs. WFP must identify the products that we need most. "
Sharifa Khanam is food program assistant at WFP Center in Moinarghona food center. She said, “Almost every month, the changes happen based on market research like price, quality and others to maintain proper food distribution to the Rohingyas”.
Duration: 3:00 minutes
Program Closing Announcement: Sami Ahmed
Production: Selim Hossain /Sanjana Feroz