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.

2 July 2019

Beneficiary Communications Review – Haiti 2013

Type:

Report

Organization:

IFRC

A review of the beneficiary communications tools – like SMS and radio – used by the IFRC in the Haiti earthquake response. The review looks at their deployment and effectiveness, and makes recommendations for future use.

  • Earthquake
  • Response

2 July 2019

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

Type:

Video

Organization:

ICRC

This Arabic animation produced by the ICRC and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative illustrates their joint working paper: Community Partnership with People Affected by Armed Conflict and Other Violence.

  • Arabic
  • Conflict
  • Video
  • Violence

29 June 2019

Good practices, opportunities, methodologies and recommendations for the Incorporation of Cross-cutting Themes in Emergency Preparedness and Response

Type:

Tool

Organization:

Canadian Red Cross

A guide produced by the Canadian Red Cross on ‘Good Practices, Opportunities, Methodologies and Recommendations for the Incorporation of Cross-Cutting Themes in Emergency Preparedness and Response’.

  • Emergencies
  • Good practice
  • Preparedness

19 June 2019

Engaging people in armed conflict

Type:

Report

Organization:

ICRC

A discussion paper from the IFRC called ‘Engaging People Affected by Armed Conflicts and Other Situations of Violence’. It recommends how to overcome the challenges faced when delivering assistance to affected people.

  • Communication
  • Conflict
  • Disaster
  • Displacement
  • Emergencies
  • Migration

19 June 2019

CEA 2017 Good practices from around the world

Type:

Report

Organization:

ICRC, IFRC

A document featuring examples of community engagement and accountability initiatives carried out by the IFRC in both emergency and longer-term contexts.

  • Conflict
  • Crisis
  • Disaster
  • Emergencies
  • Epidemics
  • Good practice
  • Health communications
  • whatsapp
  • Zika

17 June 2019

CEA planning template

Type:

Tool

Organization:

IFRC

A CEA planning template following the 2015 Nepal earthquake. This document covers the strategic steps of implementing CEA following the disaster, for urban and rural areas respectively.

  • Earthquake
  • Mainstreaming
  • Project cycle management