Case studies: Africa

Explore case studies case studies from the Africa region, including case studies on COVID-19, Ebola, and setting up community committees for feedback and complaints.

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19 June 2024

CEA capitalisation workshop in Mali

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Case Study

Organization:

Croix-Rouge Malienne, IFRC

As the workshop title suggests, the Malian Red Cross (MRC) aims to integrate learning from experiences into all its community engagement and accountability (CEA) activities. Held on May 30-31, 2024,…

  • Africa
  • Best practice
  • Case study
  • IFRC
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19 June 2024

Bridging hope and resilience: How CEA is transforming drought-affected communities in Jigawa State

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Case Study

Organization:

IFRC, Nigerian Red Cross

The Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) team conducted research in drought-affected Jigawa State, involving focus groups and interviews to understand local perspectives on climate change. Through collaborative workshops and Enhanced…

  • Africa
  • Behaviour change
  • Capacity building
  • Climate change

20 February 2024

Case Study on CEA for People on the Move in The Gambia

Type:

Case Study

Organization:

IFRC, Netherlands Red Cross

A case study on Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) in migration and Humanitarian Service Points (HSP) in The Gambia. This case study is shaped as an interactive storytelling piece in…

  • CEA and Migration
  • HSP
  • Humanitarian Service Points
  • Interactive

28 September 2023

Community Engagement and Accountability Impact Research: Guinea Case Study (French)

Type:

Case Study

Organization:

IFRC

This case study was conducted as part of research commissioned by the IFRC on the impact of community engagement and accountability on public health emergencies. The overall objective of the…

  • CEA and Health
  • COVID-19
  • Ebola
  • Epidemics

25 September 2023

Eswatini Drought FbF: Validating Early Actions with Community Members

Type:

Case Study

Organization:

British Red Cross, Eswatini Baphalali Red Cross Society

This case study captures learnings from an Early Action Protocol (EAP) validation exercise which was carried out by Eswatini Baphalali Red Cross Society (BERCS) between June and July 2022 as…

  • Anticipatory action
  • Climate change
  • Community feedback
  • Early Action Protocol

22 August 2023

Community Engagement and Accountability Impact Research: Malawi Case Study

Type:

Case Study

Organization:

IFRC

This case study was conducted as part of ​research​​​ commissioned by the IFRC o​n​​​ the impact of community engagement and accountability (CEA) on public health emergencies. The overall objective of…

  • CEA and Health
  • Cholera
  • COVID-19
  • Epidemics

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31 May 2022

Harnessing Interagency support for RCCE in COVID-19

This case study explores how systems and platforms have been developed in Zimbabwe to ensure information on COVID-19 from the local level is able to inform broader, provincial, national, and…

31 May 2022

Harnessing Interagency support for RCCE in COVID-19

This case study explores how systems and platforms have been developed in Zimbabwe to ensure information on COVID-19 from the local level is able to inform broader, provincial, national, and…

31 May 2022

4Ws, feedback, innovation and coordination in COVID-19

This case study explores how, in Kenya, an interagency “4Ws” Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) dashboard has been set up to map RCCE COVID-19 activities, showing who is doing…

31 May 2022

National-level risk communication and community engagement coordination

A case study on how Eswatini has adopted a ‘strategic pillar’ approach to coordinate the many actors involved in their COVID-19 response. This approach is based on engaging partners around…

30 May 2022

Adapting an Ebola feedback mechanism for COVID-19

A case study on how, in DRC, an interagency community feedback mechanism originally established to better understand people’s perceptions of the Ebola virus has been adapted to gather insights on…

7 March 2022

Breaking the silos in community-driven epidemic preparedness

A case study on IFRC’s Community Epidemic and Pandemic Preparedness Program (CP3) which applies a model of community engagement and participation, engaging both national and local leaders and influencers to…

1 July 2021

Cameroon Red Cross: All against COVID-19, a case study

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