RFP – Comparative Review of The Pillowcase Project

                    

The Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC), a joint venture of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and American Red Cross, works with the Red Cross and Red Crescent (RC/RC) network in development and delivery of youth disaster preparedness education.

The GDPC is currently implementing an international pilot of The Pillowcase Project, a youth preparedness program designed and used by American Red Cross domestic chapters.  With support from the Walt Disney Company beginning in 2014, The Pillowcase Project has expanded to Australia, Hong Kong, Mexico, Peru, United Kingdom, and Vietnam.  The program’s 60-90 minute disaster preparedness lesson, which is delivered by Red Cross staff and volunteers, is designed to teach students (ages 8-11) about local hazards, basic psychosocial coping skills, and general preparedness actions.  The curriculum aims to empower children with the confidence and skill-set to take appropriate actions in reducing the potential impact of disaster. Over the past two years, the national societies have explored the scalability of The Pillowcase Project’s modular design. 

To validate and further inform the program model that will allow for successful implementation by any RC/RC national society, the GDPC is looking to collaborate with research partners in a ‘Comparative Review of The Pillowcase Project.’  The findings will help guide future Pillowcase Project developments, adaptability, and integration within national contexts and ultimately within The Comprehensive School-Safety Framework.

For further details on the project background, scope of work, timeline and deliverables please consult the Terms of Reference. 

For questions please send an email to bonnie.haskell@redcross.org specifying ‘Comparative Review of The Pillowcase Project’ in the subject line.

How to apply:

To apply, please send complete proposals (template attached) to bonnie.haskell@redcross.org, specifying ‘Comparative Review of The Pillowcase Project, [Institution], [Date]’ in the subject line.  The proposal will be evaluated on the listed requirements and should include the following:

1.       Proposed methodology and analytical approach with demonstrated understanding of TOR;

2.       CV/Résumé and biography with past experience applicable to the project;

3.       Concise work plan;

4.       Detailed budget broken down by activities.

Application deadline: Wednesday December 2, 2015. 

Only complete submissions will be considered.

More information about the Pillowcase Project
https://preparecenter.org/activities/pillowcase-project-preparing-students-disasters

Are you sure you want to delete this "resource"?
This item will be deleted immediately. You cannot undo this action.

Related Resources

Other type of resource
17 Oct 2014
Scaling urban and community resilience: A strategy for global action This strategy paper outlines the concept for a collective global initiative on urban and community resilience. The goal is to encourage and enable a much greater number of communiti...
Tags: Other type of resource, Resilience and Disaster Risk Management, Urban Risk Reduction
Video
19 May 2015
Every year, millions of families become separated by war, disaster or migration. The Family Links website is one of the tools that the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement created in order to reconnect families. Thanks to this site, Zahra found her so...
Tags: Video
Other type of resource
03 Mar 2015
Contest Terms Up to five winners will be selected. All winners will be awarded with a special recognition from the GDPC and will receive as a prize: 1st place: Ipad Air 16 GB & Ipod touch 16 GB 2nd place: Ipad mini 16 GB & Ipod touch 16 G...
Tags: Other type of resource, Resilience and Disaster Risk Management
Scroll to Top