Strategy 2020 and the Federation’s Volunteering Policy 2011 reaffirm volunteering as being fundamental to the organisation’s vision and values. Each National Society depends upon volunteers to help vulnerable people in everyday programs and crisis situations. However, the opportunities for humanitarian action are evolving. With over half of the world’s population living in fragmented and diverse […]
A powerpoint presentation by Nepal Red Cross on tools to use for managing volunteers and engaging community. Lessons learnt and recommendations are also outlined. Engaging the Community: Volunteerism and Disaster Managment in Nepal https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&ved=0CDcQFjAA&url=http%3A//www.preventionweb.net/files/globalplatform/entry_presentation~engagingcommunitiesmr.umeshdhakal.ppt&ei=SaywUtrSINHKsQTX3oHQDA&usg=AFQjCNGJeoGWrziET8qJdHWTY5lC5Ng4Kw&sig2=RLEB2WZm6j9JXjPhCGlecg&bvm=bv.57967247%2Cd.cWc
Preparedness in America: Research Insights to Increase Individual, Organizational, and Community Action
Advances our understanding of the complexities of motivating the public to prepare by examining trend data on personal preparedness behaviors and by providing findings on several new areas of analysis: Exploring the relationship between preparedness behaviors and individuals’ beliefs and experiences around disasters; Identifying profiles of the general public to assist practitioners in conducting more
The main purpose of the Reference Centre is to act as a resource on volunteering to Red Cross Red Crescent (RC/RC) national societies in Europe through research and sharing of information, the development of good practice models and tools, signposting to centres of excellence and learning, and coordination of support on volunteering between national societies.
Behaviour change communication (BCC) can be a very effective way to combat public health problems by encouraging health behaviour changes. The information in this manual is intended to help prepare you to facilitate the BCC learning sessions so as to build the capacity of volunteers to work to change behaviour in their communities. IFRC,
Overview of American Red Cross program to tap into the corporate sector’s expertise by training employees from partnering corporations and mobilizing them as a community-based volunteer force when disaster strikes. Ready When the Time Comes http://www.redcross.org/supporters/corporate-foundations/ready-when-the-time-comes