Manama, Sep. 12 (BNA): Bahrain Red Crescent Society participated in a regional workshop on media and communication. The International Committee of the Red Cross, the regional office of International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies for the Middle East and North Africa organized the three-day workshop in Lebanon.
The workshop focused on media and communication during crises, the significance of field media, target audience and appropriate media messages, ways of dealing with social media and preparing influential media materials through smartphones.
Head of Public Relations, Ali Kadhim Madan, pointed out the importance of social media in conveying media message to the public during disasters and crises. He added the principle of partnership in humanitarian work adopted by the Bahraini Red Crescent calls for the optimal investment of the social media to establish communication and cooperation with international humanitarian organizations.
BNA 1514 GMT 2018/09/12