Topic: Community Engagement and Accountability

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

Community Presentation of the FRMC Baseline Study in Pangasinan, Philippines

This case study describes how the data and results of the Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities (FRMC) were presented to and discussed with members of communities targeted by the Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction Program of the Philippine Red Cross and the IFRC. The FRMC is a resilience measurement approach developed by the Zurich Flood Resilience …

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What Makes A Community Disaster Ready? A Meta-Evaluation.

0Reports Reviewed 0Organizations Covered Over the course of 2019-2020, the American Red Cross commissioned a meta‑evaluation to explore what makes a community disaster-ready. This meta-evaluation examines 24 program or project evaluations, half of which were of American Red Cross community disaster preparedness programs, and half of the programs implemented by external actors. The aim of …

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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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