The Advocacy Toolkit provides a broadly accepted definition of advocacy and detailed steps, guidance and tools for developing and implementing an advocacy strategy. The Toolkit also outlines eight foundational areas that can help strengthen an office’s capacity for advocacy, and covers several crosscutting aspects of advocacy including: monitoring and evaluating advocacy managing knowledge in advocacy […]
The Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) is requesting proposals for a new consultancy on Consultancy for Developing Tools on Building Coalitions at the Local Level. Working in collaboration with the IFRC and American Red Cross, the GDPC has received an award from USAID/OFDA to design and test a set of tools and services to assist
This Good Practice Review identifies and discusses the principles and practice of disaster risk reduction (DRR), drawing on experiences from around the world. It gives guidance on the main issues that should be taken into consideration when carrying out projects and programmes, and ways of addressing these issues in practice. DRR is a wide-ranging field
This guide contains instructions and tools for mobilizing the community to engage with and carry out local American Red Cross Home Fire Preparedness Campaign activities. Specifically, this guide focuses on how to develop a coalition of partners by aligning with current local home fire preparedness initiatives, leveraging existing relationships and building new ones. It also
A short outline of potenital strategic approaches for recovery partnerships that was developed as part of a preliminary assessment of recovery options after the Haiti earthquake in February 2010.
The report summarizes the sustainability issues faced by cities and points toward the road ahead. It reviews successes in policy as well as investment and discusses what is needed to reach out to the rapidly growing cities of the developing world and make them effective users of existing knowledge. The World Bank http://www.worldbank.org/en/topic/urbandevelopment/publication/building-sustainability-urbanizing-world