Tags: community engagement

COVID-19: Tips for using social media

There is an overabundance of information circulating about the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which can make it hard for people to identify which information is reliable and trustworthy. Rumours and misinformation travel fast – especially through social media.  can not only stop people from adopting preventive measures that keep them safe but even more worrying, …

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COVID-19: IFRC Rapid Assessment Tools

Tool and guidance to be used in combination with the focus group discussions (FGD) and be adapted for key information interviews (KII). Participant observation (PO) will as well contribute to the collection of data, and then triangulated with other sources. Find the following documents: Rapid assessment tool Focus group discussions for Volunteers Focus group discussions …

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Tool15: Feedback Starter-Kit

The Feedback Starter-Kit responds to key questions and provides the most important tips for setting up and running a simple feedback mechanism. At the end of this document there is an overview of the templates needed to plan the mechanism and collect, the answer, analyze, and share community feedback data. These templates contain the necessary …

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Building Social Resilience: Protecting and empowering those most at risk

This paper was prepared as an input to the fourth Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR). The GAR reports biannually on global progress, trends, and challenges in the field of disaster risk reduction (DRR). It also serves as an instrument to monitor and document progress made by signatory countries towards the implementation of …

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Valuing what works – Success Factors in Disaster Preparedness

This report summarizes an 18-month, evidence-based study that sought to understand practitioner information needs by asking the question: What are successful Red Cross/Red Crescent (RCRC) preparedness practitioners already doing that works, and how can the organization better support their information needs in what they are already doing? A research team from the University of Washington conducted …

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Pathways to a climate resilient future: a community-based cost benefit analysis of a food security project in Ethiopia

In recent years, climate change impacts have created grave new threats to rural livelihoods. Community-based cost-benefit analysis (CBA) is an evidence-based tool which can effectively be used to ascertain the value and impact of integrating resilience-building interventions in food security programming. The following case study provides an overview of a community-based CBA that was conducted …

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