Assessments and surveys

Community engagement and accountability is an important component of any assessment, as it helps to capture vital information that may not be available from other sources. Use these tools and resources to make sure that your assessment is transparent and captures the views and opinions of communities you work with.

27 June 2022

Summary of results and lessons: the 3FM pneumonia programme’s BCC process

Type:

Report

Organization:

Netherlands Red Cross

This short presentation outlines key results and a summary of lessons from a large pneumonia prevention and control programme in Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Mali, Sudan and Zambia (the 3FM programme), supported by Netherland’s Red Cross. Information on the behaviour change communication (BCC) process is included, as well as communication methods and key ingredients for success.

  • Behaviour change
  • Localisation
  • Pneumonia

9 June 2022

The behaviour change communication (BCC) process

Type:

Video

Organization:

Netherlands Red Cross, BEE Environmental Communication

This video takes you through the steps used as part of a large pneumonia prevention and control programme in Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Mali, Sudan and Zambia, to facilitate behaviour change. The centre of the approach was to motivate people to act by changing their behaviour, and building individual, family and community support systems around them. This method can be applied to other areas of work, not only health.

  • Children
  • Community-led solutions
  • Localisation
  • Traditional beliefs

12 April 2022

Trust must be earned: Perceptions of aid in Haiti

Type:

Report

Organization:

Ground Truth

A report capturing findings from a survey carried out by Ground Truth with people affected by the 2021 earthquake in Haiti to compare their expectations of humanitarian workers and programmes with their experiences of aid in reality.

  • Creole
  • Earthquake
  • French
  • Survey

1 April 2022

Using surveys to hear community views in the COVID-19 response – Experience from Kazakhstan, South Caucasus, and Turkey

Type:

Case Study

Organization:

IFRC

These case studies seek to illustrate some of the approaches National Societies have adopted to implementing surveys during COVID-19, paying attention to their various contexts, the benefits and limitations they have experienced, and the best practices they have identified.

  • Central Asia
  • KAP
  • South Caucasus
  • Survey

23 March 2022

COVID-19: Community perceptions in Malaysia

Type:

Report

Organization:

IFRC, Malaysian Red Crescent, WHO

This report analyses community perceptions of COVID-19 in Malaysia to understand the communities’ knowledge, questions and communication preferences around COVID-19 and COVID-19 vaccines. The report is split in to different rounds, each round can be found under ‘related resources’.

  • COVID-19
  • Malay
  • Misinformation/ rumours
  • Perception Survey

16 March 2022

COVID 19 Perception survey: Charles Town Maroons, Portland

Type:

Report

Organization:

Jamaica Red Cross

The Jamaica Red Cross implemented a survey with community members to learn about their experiences and perceptions about COVID-19 and vaccines. This report summarises its findings and offers practical recommendations. The survey dashboard can be found under ‘related resources’.

  • COVID-19
  • Elderly
  • Indigenous populations
  • Migrants