Community Engagement and Accountability

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

Putting communities in the driver seat: Good practices from the Philippines

In the spirit of the localization agenda, the flood resilience project of the Philippine Red Cross accompanies, enables, and connects communities to become more resilient to floods and other hazards. We facilitated a participatory whole-of-community process to design evidence-based and risk-informed community resilience building interventions. In this process, community members could voice their needs and

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Translating Warnings into Action – How we can Improve Early Warning Systems to Protect Communities

Early warnings for hazards are essential for living safely and minimizing economic losses.  For many hazards, it is possible to give advance notice and accurate information to help communities prepare and respond.  However, issuance of the warning itself is not enough for a warning system to be effective, as the effectiveness of warnings is determined

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What’s the name of our brigade? Shaping the identity of community brigades

Community Brigades are organized groups of people dedicated to building resilience and strengthening local capacities in the face of flooding, as well as other emergencies and disasters. Establishing the identity of a brigade is key to formalizing the community group and increasing the sense of ownership and belonging of its members. This infographic shares the

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¿Cómo se llama nuestra brigada? Definiendo la identidad de las brigadas comunitarias

Las brigadas son grupos de personas organizadas con el objetivo de aumentar la resiliencia y fortalecer las capacidades locales frente a las inundaciones, así como otras emergencias y desastres. Establecer la identidad de una brigada es clave para formalizar el grupo comunitario y aumentar el sentimiento de apropiación y pertenencia de sus miembros. En esta

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Webinars: Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) for Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) Programming

Join us for a webinar series on Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) & Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) Programming hosted by IFRC Africa DRR and CEA teams! The series will be split into three consecutive parts on March 30th, April 4th, and April 6th, 2023, from 13:00 to 14:30 EAT. Check

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IFRC STRATEGY 2030

“Strategy 2030[1] sets out how the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) will build on over 100 years of striving for a more humane and peaceful world and adapt to emerging 21st century challenges. It ensures we will remain a dynamic global network of organizations that are fit for purpose and can best

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