Pakistan

Beneficiary Communication and Accountability: A responsibility, not a choice (Lessons learned and recommendations from Indonesia, Haiti and Pakistan)

This document highlights the work that needs to be undertaken internally within the Red Cross Red Crescent to mainstream our approach to establish or maintain strong two-way communication and feedback within the communities we serve; including experimenting, training, strengthening and building on already established two-way communication mechanisms. To realize this crucial approach existing systems and processes will also need to reflect how […]

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Sending a Message of Accountability: SMS Helps Improve Services after Pakistan Floods

This case study illustrates how Strengthening Participatory Organization (SPO), a Pakistani NGO, worked alongside the Popular Engagement Policy Lab (PEPL) and Raabta Consultants to implement a Complaints and Response Mechanism (CRM) using FrontlineSMS after the 2011 monsoon flooding in Sindh, Pakistan. Sending a Message of Accountability: SMS Helps Improve Services after Pakistan Floods http://www.frontlinesms.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/frontlineSMS_Pakistan_Floods_280513.pdf

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Pakistan: Children can play an important role in disaster preparedness

An article by Amir Murtaza published by the Asian Human Rights Commission on the interests and capabilities of children to paly a role in decision-making related to development plans for their schools, playgrounds, and streets. Pakistan: Children can play an important role in disaster preparedness http://www.humanrights.asia/opinions/opinions/columns/AHRC-ETC-029-2013

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Strengthening responses to climate variability in South Asia

A report from DfID and USAID looking at the root causes of vulnerability and the opportunities for strengthening resilience to combined risks of climate change and conflict in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. Strengthening responses to climate variability in South Asia, April 2013 http://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/ClimateChange_2013_DiscussionPaper_XSum_EN.pdf

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