Topic: Community Engagement and Accountability

Community Engagement and Accountability includes risk communication, behavior change, according to IFRC guidelines.

COVID-19: Del distanciamiento físico al acercamiento comunitario

En atención a la pandemia por Covid-19 y a los consecuentes confinamientos, el Programa de Resiliencia ante Inundaciones de la Cruz Roja Mexicana, que forma parte de la Alianza Zurich de Resiliencia ante Inundaciones (ZFRA por sus siglas en inglés), suspendió todas las actividades comunitarias y presenciales. No obstante, el equipo de Resiliencia ante Inundaciones …

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COVID-19: From physical distancing to community approach

Facing the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns, the Flood Resilience Program of the Mexican Red Cross that is implemented as part of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance (ZFRA) had to stop all community and face-to-face activities. Instead, the flood resilience team developed and implemented the “Covid-19 Community Awareness Strategy”. This case study describes how the team …

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Guide to Post Disaster Recovery Capitals (ReCap)

The Recovery Capitals (ReCap) project applies a Community Capitals lens to disaster recovery to increase understanding about the interacting influences of social, built, financial, political, human, cultural and natural capital on wellbeing outcomes. It aims to support wellbeing after disasters by providing evidence-based guidance through a range of resources in different formats to accommodate different …

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eCBHFA Training Module: Community Mobilisation (Russian)

The module aims to provide content appropriate for trained eCBHFA volunteers to provide basic knowledge and skills to: Community members Family members whose family members The material can be used in community meetings, during household visits, and one-on-one discussions with community members anywhere in the community. Materials in Russian: Access the Community Mobilisation Complete Volunteer manual …

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eCBHFA Training Module: Community Mobilisation (English)

The module aims to provide content appropriate for trained eCBHFA volunteers to provide basic knowledge and skills to: Community members Family members whose family members The material can be used in community meetings, during household visits, and one-on-one discussions with community members anywhere in the community. Materials in English: Access the Community Mobilisation Complete Volunteer …

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IFRC Guiding Principles for the America Region

The attached document briefly describes the most important things that derive from the Buenos Aires Commitment and the 2030 Strategy and shows us how we can carry out activities within the framework of the Region’s priorities.

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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