Emergencies

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement always works in partnership with communities. In an emergency, it can be difficult to balance time and limited resources with our commitment to engage with the people in a meaningful way. These resources will offer useful guidance.

1 July 2020

Collective approaches to communication and community engagement in the Central Sulawesi response

Type:

Case Study

Organization:

Humanitarian Policy Group

This case study is part of a wider project commissioned by UNICEF on behalf of the CCEI to identify solutions to address current bottlenecks and challenges, as well as develop evidence of the added-value and limitations of collective approaches.

  • Asia Pacific
  • Case study
  • Disaster
  • Earthquake
  • CCE
  • Tsunami

8 April 2020

CEA in emergency operations

Type:

Case Study

Organization:

Philippine Red Cross

This case study sums up the experiences of Philippine Red Cross (PRC) in engaging the affected communities of the Batanes Earthquake. It features the key role of Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) in emergency operations to enhance community acceptance.

  • Case study
  • Disaster
  • Earthquake
  • Emergencies

1 April 2020

Communications preparedness and accountability for disaster response

Type:

Report

Organization:

CDAC Network

This report produced by CDAC Network, Ground Truth and Care investigates the effectiveness of the many systems and networks which are currently in place in Vanuatu to support communication with communities affected by disaster.

  • Community
  • Disaster
  • Emergencies

1 April 2020

CEA helps to tackle corruption in Malawi

Type:

Case Study

Organization:

IFRC

This case study produced by IFRC and Malawian Red Cross details how Malawi Red Cross Society used community engagement to tackle corruption by community leaders as part of the Cyclone Idai flood response.

  • Accountability
  • Africa
  • Case study
  • Corruption

3 July 2019

Community feedback bulletin on cyclone preparedness.

Type:

Bulletin

Organization:

IFRC

The bulletin provides insights into key areas for improvement around cyclone preparedness in the camps and issues that Red Cross and Red Crescent partners may want to consider when planning their programmes.

  • Cyclone
  • Displacement
  • Migration
  • Perceptions
  • Preparedness

3 July 2019

Typhoon Bopha – communicating to save lives

Type:

Case Study

Organization:

IFRC

An IFRC Case Study on Typhoon Bopha, which hit Mindanao Island in the Philippines in December 2012. It details the Red Cross response to the disaster, and the channels of communication used to liaise with the community.

  • Communication
  • Response
  • Typhoon