QATAR: A radio station broadcasting in Bengali to raise awareness of Covid-19

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A webpage on the CRA site. The Communications Regulatory Authority have launched a radio station broadcasting to Bangladeshi migrant workers
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The Qataris employ a massive number of Asian workers. The number is so high that the native population only makes up 15% of all inhabitants. The Bangladeshi community is one of the largest (with a population of about 137,000 according to the last estimate). The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has launched a temporary radio station in Bengali to raise awareness of the risks of the pandemic and to inform Bangladeshi workers of how to take appropriate precautions.

A radio host working for the Qatar Media Corporation, the official broadcasting authority that oversees media services in numerous TV and radio stations transmitting in various languages including Urdu and French
A radio host working for the Qatar Media Corporation, the official broadcasting authority that oversees media services in numerous TV and radio stations transmitting in various languages including Urdu and French
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The radio station broadcasting in Bengali on 95.3 FM in Doha is overseen by QMC (Qatar Media Corporation), a state organisation that also manages Qatar Radio Urdu on air on 107.0 FM. There are also commercial radio stations for the Asian public based in the capital: Qabayan Radio on 94.3 FM transmitting in Filipino and Malayalam Radio on 98.6 FM (in Malayalam, the language spoken in the Indian state of Kerala).

A radio host at the QMC (Qatar Media Corporation) radio station broadcasting in Urdu
A radio host at the QMC (Qatar Media Corporation) radio station broadcasting in Urdu
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A broadcast technician at Orix FM, the QMC (Qatar Media Corporation) French channel transmitting on 94.0 MHz FM in Doha
A broadcast technician at Orix FM, the QMC (Qatar Media Corporation) French channel transmitting on 94.0 MHz FM in Doha
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Malayalam Radio is a commercial radio station that broadcasts on 98.6 FM in Doha. Malayalam is the Indian language spoken in the state of Kerala
Malayalam Radio is a commercial radio station that broadcasts on 98.6 FM in Doha. Malayalam is the Indian language spoken in the state of Kerala
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UAE: A radio station entertains everyone getting tested

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Coronavirus Screening Center in Abu Dhabi
Coronavirus Screening Center
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To date the United Arab Emirates ministry of health has opened 24 drive-through centres enabling them to carry out 115,000 coronavirus tests per week. Coinciding with the mass screening campaign launched by the DoH (Department of Health) in the United Arab Emirates, a number of radio stations broadcasting on the FM band have also been opened. A welcome message is broadcast on air as citizens arrive at the centres in their cars for a throat swab (free of charge for those at risk, otherwise it costs 370 AED, equivalent to US$ 101) to check if they are positive for Covid-19. At the first centre, opened in Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi, messages are transmitted on 104.6 MHz. The acronym SEHA (the Abu Dhabi Healthcare Company that manages the tests) appears in RDS.