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.

19 June 2019

Engaging people in armed conflict

Type:

Report

Organization:

ICRC

A discussion paper from the ICRC 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

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

17 June 2019

CEA planning template

Type:

Template

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

17 June 2019

Strengthening community voices in disaster law decision making

Type:

Training Material

Organization:

IFRC

A presentation from the IFRC Asia Pacific about the importance of community influence in decision making; community participation in disaster management in Asia Pacific and a national perspective of citizen empowerment.

  • Disaster
  • Emergencies

17 June 2019

CEA leaflet

Type:

Infographic

Organization:

IFRC

An IFRC leaflet detailing what is meant by CEA, why it is important and how it helps to build more resilient communities, both in emergency situations and as part of longer-term programmes.

  • Communication
  • Disaster
  • Emergencies
  • Information as aid

17 June 2019

Behaviour change: communication in emergencies toolkit

Type:

Tool

Organization:

Sierra Leone Red Cross, UNICEF

A toolkit produced by UNICEF to promote behaviour change in emergency situations. Tools include guidelines, charts, checklists and monitoring tools.

  • Behaviour change
  • Communication
  • Video