Epidemics

Before, during and after an epidemic, it is essential to provide people with trusted, clear and effective information. Engaging with communities can help to prevent fear, panic and rumours from undermining response efforts.

29 June 2019

Epidemic ready: community engagement key in fight against ebola

Type:

Case Study

Organization:

IFRC

An IFRC case study which documents best practices in Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) to prevent the spread of Ebola in West Africa.

  • Africa
  • Case study
  • Disease
  • Ebola

17 June 2019

Behaviour change communication strategy for cholera and recommendations for sustainability of beneficiary communications activities

Type:

Report

Organization:

IFRC

A behaviour change communication strategy from the Sierra Leone Red Cross Society, in relation to attitudes and practices towards cholera.

  • Behaviour change
  • Cholera
  • Communication

16 June 2019

CEA in ebola preparedness operational case study in West Africa

Type:

Case Study

Organization:

Madagscar Red Cross

A case study from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies detailing CEA best practices and lessons learned, for the prevention of Ebola in West Africa.

  • Case study
  • Cash
  • Ebola