Portuguese – Ndau – Nyanja – Sena – Shona – English During a crisis, humanitarian responders and crisis-affected people need to communicate effectively. In the linguistically diverse, low-literacy context of Mozambique, key concepts and terms can create confusion and misunderstanding if not properly translated. TWB glossaries are designed to help bridge this communication gap by […]
Updated glossary supports response with gender-focused language advice DANBURY, Conn., USA – 3 October 2018. Translators without Borders (TWB), in collaboration with Oxfam International and CARE International, is launching new gender-focused language guidance for the Rohingya refugee crisis. This language support, which is provided in the TWB Glossary for Bangladesh app, gives refugees, aid workers, […]
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The new role strengthens the organization’s translation and community model to provide vital support to aid workers and vulnerable populations in local languages DANBURY, Conn., USA – 14 September 2018. Translators without Borders (TWB) welcomes Stella Paris to the position of Community and Translations Manager. In this new role, Stella will advance the organization’s mission […]
New additions to language app help those in the mental health and psychosocial support sector communicate with people affected by crisis in northeast Nigeria. DANBURY, CT USA – 28 August 2018. Translators without Borders (TWB) has released the latest version of its glossary for northeast Nigeria. TWB is an international non-profit that supports people affected […]
Carte linguistique en français On 1 August 2018, the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared an outbreak of Ebola virus in Mangina, North Kivu Province. Four cases of Ebola had been confirmed by laboratory testing, and 20 people had died of hemorrhagic fever in the area. Ongoing insecurity in the area […]
Erupción del Volcán de Fuego, Guatemala – Mapa lingüístico de la crisis en español On 3 June 2018, the Fuego volcano, 40 km from Guatemala City, erupted. Preliminary reports from CONRED, the national disaster authority, recorded 65 people killed and close to 2,000 people in shelters. More than 1.7 million people have been indirectly affected by […]