CEA and Conflict

Engaging with communities during times of conflict is vital. However, working in conflict zones can create a unique set-of challenges when implementing CEA, including a limited access to communities and tight time frames. These tools and resources will support you to incorporate CEA into your conflict responses effectively.

Key resources

12 April 2022

Better programming initiative, do no harm

An IFRC guide on how to do conflict-sensitive context analysis.

2 July 2019

Engaging with people affected by conflict and violence video (Arabic subtitles)

This Arabic animation produced by the ICRC and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative illustrates their joint working paper: Community…

19 June 2019

Engaging people in armed conflict

A discussion paper from the ICRC called ‘Engaging People Affected by Armed Conflicts and Other Situations of Violence’….

The below resources can be used to incorporate the CEA into the different stages of your conflict response. An explanation of where each CEA minimum action sits in the below programme cycle can be found here.

New

14 February 2024

Ukraine Red Cross Society, Annual Information Centre Report 2023

Type:

Report

Organization:

Ukrainian Red Cross Society

A report on the work of the Information Centre across 2023, including a statistical summary of the enquiries received during the year. The report is in English and Ukrainian.

  • Conflict
  • Feedback
  • Information
  • Ukraine
New

14 February 2024

CEA in Cash and Voucher Assistance: A Best Practice Example from Ukraine

Type:

Case Study

Organization:

IFRC, Ukrainian Red Cross Society

This case study documents how community engagement and accountability approaches were integrated into the Ukraine Red Cross Society’s (URCS) Prykhystok programme, and the benefits this delivered. The Prykhystok Programme provides…

  • CEA and Cash
  • Conflict
  • IDPs
  • Ukraine

12 September 2023

Keep in touch with the people, perceptions of aid in Ukraine’s changing context

Type:

Report

Organization:

Ground Truth, Open Space Works Cooperative, Kyiv International Institute for Sociology, Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC)

A report on perceptions of aid in Ukraine, including what barriers people face when accessing aid, and how they would like to communicate with humanitarian actors.

  • Community feedback
  • Conflict
  • Perception Survey
  • Perceptions

30 August 2023

Feedback systems – Peer learning webinar slides

Type:

Presentation slides

Organization:

IFRC

Presentation slides from the first IFRC Region of Europe CEA team’s bi-monthly Peer Learning Event. This session, Feedback Mechanisms: How have they developed in your National Society and where are…

  • Community feedback
  • Conflict
  • Feedback mechanism
  • Ukraine

30 August 2023

IFRC Europe Peer Learning Events

Type:

Webinar

Organization:

IFRC

The IFRC Region of Europe CEA team’s bi-monthly Peer Learning Events, offer a forum for National Societies to share their experiences and achievements, ask questions and discuss challenges.

  • Community feedback
  • Conflict
  • Feedback mechanism
  • Ukraine

9 August 2023

Community Engagement in Humanitarian Action Toolkit (CHAT)

Type:

Tool

Organization:

UNICEF

A toolkit designed to support with developing effective community engagement strategies for different emergencies with specific tools for natural hazards, conflicts, disease outbreaks, epidemics, and complex emergencies.

  • Conflict
  • Disease
  • Drought
  • Emergencies