Topic: Behavior Change and Disaster Preparedness

143 campaign – Philippines

Red Cross 143 is a local organiziang campaing sponsored by the Philippine Red Cross to increase community engagement at the barangay (smallest district) level in the Philippines. Red Cross 143 encourages each brangagy to establish a group of community volunteers where 1 serves as a leader and a minimum of 43 members are trained in …

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Messaging Campaigns: A Companion to Changing Behaviour

Public campaigns that aim to mobilise people to take action are a powerful tool used by the Red Cross Red Crescent and a variety of other social organizations in their efforts to prevent and alleviate human suffering. Campaigns are employed towards diverse objectives: from community resilience, health, disaster recovery, to social inclusion and beyond. This set of publications offers guidance …

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التعايش مع الأزمات

سلسلة مجلات التعايش مع الأزمات هي سلسلة إصدارات تقوم على تقديم الدعم النفسي للمتضررين من كل انواع الكوارث الطبيعية والغير طبيعة. تحتوي كل مجلة على عدد من المواضيع المهمة وتلسط الضوء على القضايا الموجودة في الساحه ومناقشة الدعم النفسي والاجتماعي.    التعايش مع الأزمات تصدر عن المركز النفسي  الإجتماعي بالاتحاد الدولي للصليب الأحمر

IFRC Strategy on Violence Prevention, Mitigation and Response 2011-2020

This Strategy has been prepared by the IFRC to provide specific strategic directions to National Societies and their federation to support the strategic aims and enabling actions of the IFRC Strategy 2020, as each one of them relates to violence prevention, mitigation and response. The current document observes the following structure:– Part 1 is an introduction …

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Community Resilience Assessment Tool

Household and committee surveys for measuring overall community resilience and for tracking changes following integrated interventions. This tool has been developed by the American Red Cross as part of its work with Red Cross Red Crescent national societies in Latin American and the Caribbean under the Resilience in the Americas (RITA) initaitive. This document presents …

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Community Mobilization Programming Guidelines

Guidelines for community mobilization programming developed by the American Red Cross. The guidelines were developed based on the results of a knowledge audit conducted with the American Red Cross Internal Services Department team with regional program officers, Quality and Learning Advisors and field delegates.  The guidelines recognize that a resilient community is one that possesses the physical, psychological, social, and …

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World Development Report 2015- Mind, Society and Behavior

The title of this Report, Mind, Society, and Behavior,captures the idea that paying attention to how humans think (the processes of mind) and how history and context shape thinking (the influence of society) can improve the design and implementation of development policies and interventions that target humanchoice and action (behavior). To put it differently, development policy is due for its …

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Technology transforming lives

Digital technology has already transformed how we communicate, how we work, how we buy and sell. But we are only just beginning to scratch the surface of ways technology can be used to transform how we address complex social challenges, from health and education to poverty and climate change. Here are some of the pioneers using …

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Three Myths of Behavior Change – What You Think You Know That You Don’t: Jeni Cross at TEDxCSU

Jeni Cross is a sociology professor at Colorado State University. She has spoken about community development and sustainability to audiences across the country, from business leaders and government officials to community activists. As a professor and consultant she has helped dozens of schools and government agencies implement and evaluate successful programs to improve community well-being. …

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