This episode of Ek Duniya Ek Awaaz (EDAA) celebrates the lives and work of humanitarian workers especially those who work with Red Cross. Broadcast on International Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, the programme deals with the work of Indian Red Cross Society, International Committee of Red Cross and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Society in India and the world. In this programme we spoke to Surinder Oberioi from ICRC who explained the history of ICRC and its focus in India including about its agreement with Government of India that allows agency to inspect Indian jails and meet prisoners in Jammu and Kashmir. In an interview, Dr S P Agarwal, Secretary General, Indian Red Cross Society urged youth to take up volunteering activities and participate actively in blood donation. In his message to the citizens on the occasion of International Red Cross and Red Crescent Day Dr Agarwal emphasized on the need of respecting Red Cross emblem, International Humanitarian Laws (IHL) and congratulated humanitarian workers. We also spoke to the people working with Red Cross who shared their experience of working with Red Cross.
Participants: Anubha Shukla, Dinesh Kumar and Tej Prakash
Experts: Dr S P Agarwal, Secretary General, Indian Red Cross Society and Mr Surinder Oberoi, Consultant, ICRC
Programme Format: Magazine
Date of Broadcast: 0000-00-00
Date of Upload: 2013-05-07 11:01:18
File Format: MP3
Themes: Risk Reduction --> Disaster Risk Reduction