100 Translations to Prevent Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
Written by Alice Castillejo, Programme Advisor for Translators without Borders For every new response, we need the right words toRead more.
The Core Humanitarian Standard Commitments are now available in plain English
The Core Humanitarian Standard Commitments are now available in plain English Written by Kate Murphy, Plain-language editor for Translators withoutRead more.
On the ground in the Democratic Republic of Congo: language support can help earn people’s trust in the Ebola response
The communication challenges between communities and responders aiming to stop the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of CongoRead more.
TWB’s first Arabic translation contest
We recently held our very first translation contest for Translators without Borders’ thriving community of Arabic translators. Ninety-two talented translatorsRead more.
When words fail: audio recording for verification in multilingual surveys
“Sir, I want to ask you some questions if you agree?” With that one sentence, our enumerator summarized the 120-wordRead more.
Farewell thoughts from TWB Ambassador Sue Fortescue
In the beginning … Like many interesting events in life, my first encounter with Translators without Borders (TWB) was pureRead more.
Getting community engagement right from the start: a reflection on the Cyclone Idai humanitarian response
If I had to summarize Translators without Borders’ learning from the Cyclone Idai response, it would be: language support canRead more.
On the ground in Mozambique: helping survivors of Cyclone Idai get the answers they need in their own languages
Days in Beira, Mozambique are long and humid. The city and its surroundings are still reeling from the destruction causedRead more.
An Interview with Liudmila, a Russian translator connecting the world through language
Translators improve lives by translating potentially lifesaving information into often ‘marginalized’ languages spoken by vulnerable individuals. Those who volunteer forRead more.
On the ground in Mozambique: Supporting communication with people affected by Cyclone Idai
Photo credit and copyright: IOM/Andrew Lind Translators without Borders is on the ground in Mozambique, evaluating the language needs andRead more.