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Guidance material
29 Apr 2021
Communities worldwide have greater opportunities for growth and connectedness than ever before; yet the number of people exposed to hazards, shocks, and stresses is rapidly increasing, especially in coastal cities, leading to increased risk and vulne...
Tags: Guidance material, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Climate Change Adaptation, Communication As Aid, Community Engagement and Accountability, Community Risk Assessment, Urban Infrastructure, Urban Preparedness, Urban Risk Reduction
Manual, Other type of resource
16 Dec 2020
The Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami (GEJET) triggered the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident (Fukushima Daiichi accident) in 2011, radioactive materials were released into the air and the sea. This forced the residents to evacuate...
Tags: Manual, Other type of resource, Communication As Aid, Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies
Awareness material, Guidance material
08 May 2020
These documents offer guidance on how to understand prevention methods, the importance of good community engagement, why misinformation and fear can drive people away from living healthy, the key function of hand-washing in minimizing the spread of t...
Tags: Awareness material, Guidance material, Behavior Change, Communication As Aid, COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
Awareness material
07 May 2019
A list contains all Saudi national emergency response agencies contacts.
Tags: Awareness material, Communication As Aid
Research
12 Mar 2018
As part of ALNAP’s Learning from the Ebola Response in cities, this paper describes approaches toquarantine in urban Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. It focuses in particular on how humanitariansnavigated the context of urban quarantine, what ...
Tags: Research, Communicable Disease, Communication As Aid, Urban Risk Reduction
Other type of resource
21 Dec 2017
Are you interested in risk communication? The 2018 Understanding Risk Forum is hosting an intensive event for interdisciplinary teams to test their innovative, creative, scientific and technological skills to co-develop risk communication solutions t...
Tags: Other type of resource, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Climate Change Adaptation, Communication As Aid, Community Risk Assessment, Crisis Mapping, Disaster Law, Drought, Early Warning Systems, Earthquake, Flood, Heat Wave, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Resilience, Risk Assessment, Risk Transfer, Technological hazard, Urban Planning, Urban Risk Reduction, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Youth Preparedness
Report
09 May 2017
During emergencies, coordinated, clear and credible communication aids in minimizing resulting health, social and economic costs. However, the uncertainty that characterizes emergencies typically fuels fear and panic among communities, and spreads mi...
Tags: Report, Behavior Change, Communication As Aid
Assessment or evaluation, Research
25 Apr 2017
Purpose: Technical communicators should look beyond for-profit industry to develop a fuller understanding of how technical communication can support, enable, and constitute successful work practices. To illustrate, we report a subset of findings r...
Tags: Assessment or evaluation, Research, Communication As Aid
Other type of resource
13 Nov 2016
Building on the success of its Safety Check tool, Facebook is develop new features to enable local users to connect with each other during crisis events through local ‘crisis hubs’. Wired magazine article — https://www.wired.com/201...
Tags: Other type of resource, Communication As Aid
Guidance material
05 May 2016
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 toward...
Tags: Guidance material, Behavior Change, Communication As Aid, Early Warning Systems, PAPE