2-way communication

Using trusted, accurate ways of communicating with the local community allows them to receive and share messages. These resources and tools will help you to develop, plan and deliver messages to communities in the most appropriate ways.

29 June 2019

Communications with communities in disaster emergency response and recovery: volunteers guidelines

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Tool

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IFRC

IFRC guidelines for volunteers on ‘Communication with Communities in Disaster Emergency Response and Recovery’. They cover how to ensure effective two-way communications in disaster situations.

  • Communication
  • Disaster
  • Emergencies
  • Volunteer management

29 June 2019

Poster/Flyer – Useful items and supplies to ensure you are prepared during an emergency or disaster

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Infographic

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Antigua and Barbuda Red Cross

An infographic produced by the Antigua and Barbuda Red Cross about being prepared for an emergency or disaster. It includes practical advice about what to pack, such as a radio, medication, food and blankets.

  • Crisis
  • Disaster
  • Emergencies
  • Leaflets and posters

29 June 2019

Poster/Flyer – Flood preparedness checklist

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Infographic

Organization:

Antigua and Barbuda Red Cross

A Flood Preparedness Checklist produced by the Antigua and Barbuda Red Cross. It includes advice on how to remain safe in the event of a flood, such as avoiding floodwaters and evacuating to higher ground.

  • Emergencies
  • Flood

29 June 2019

Poster – Protecting the elderly from zika

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Infographic

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IFRC

An IFRC poster on protecting the elderly from Zika. It includes information about how the virus is spread, and what measures can be taken to avoid infection.

  • Disease
  • Epidemics
  • Health
  • Health communications

29 June 2019

General information on Zika for the elderly

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Tool

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IFRC

An IFRC general information leaflet on Zika for the elderly, which includes what the Red Cross is doing to prevent the spread of the virus.

  • Disease
  • Health
  • Health communications
  • Zika

29 June 2019

A guide for the media on communicating in public health emergencies

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Tool

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BBC Media

A BBC Media Action guide created for the IFRC, on communicating in public health emergencies. More resources are available on the BBC website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediaaction/research-and-insight.

  • Arabic
  • Emergencies
  • Epidemics
  • French