Have you ever been in a natural disaster? If so, you may have heard authorities asking to listen to radio for further updates in your area.

The reason: radio is the only medium operating without power and telecommunications during disasters, and it saves lives.

Produced By: Demetra Allen

Featured In Story: Dr Bridget Backhaus – Lecturer at the of School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science at Griffith University

First aired on The Wire, Friday 3 December 2021