<a href="/global/search/apachesolr_search?filters=tid: tid:36"></a> http://www.comminit.com/global/promoted-by-category/36/rss.xml?tid=223 en Resilience and Humanitarian Response: Helping People Deal with Risk, Respond to Change and Cope with Emergencies http://www.comminit.com/global/content/resilience-and-humanitarian-response-helping-people-deal-risk-respond-change-and-cope-em <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-text-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>2015</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>"At BBC Media Action, the BBC’s international development charity, we believe that media and communication can help people become more resilient and recover more swiftly from disaster."</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/mediaaction/pdf/resilience_and_humanitarian_response_2014.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to read this 9-page document in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/bbc_media_action_9.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="85" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/node/266147">BBC Media Action</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediaaction/publications-and-resources/brochures/asia/bangladesh/resilience-and-humanitarian-response-2014" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">BBC Media Action website</a>, June 30 2015.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/resilience-and-humanitarian-response-helping-people-deal-risk-respond-change-and-cope-em" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/resilience-and-humanitarian-response-helping-people-deal-risk-respond-change-and-cope-em#comments Global Strategic Thinking Agriculture Digital Community Participation Film and Video Livelihoods Live Performance Civil Society Person-to-Person Community Groups Interpersonal Phone/Mobile Community Media Development Assistance Print Entertainment Orgs MDG 7. Environment News/Information Radio Foundations Television Environment Government Departments Research News Media NGOs Natural Resources Management Featured BBC Media Action Global Media Development Natural Resource Management Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:01:03 +0000 jlevy 9355870 at http://www.comminit.com 3 Ways To Create Buy-In for True Customer-Centric Design http://www.comminit.com/global/content/3-ways-create-buy-true-customer-centric-design <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/ict_works_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="60" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Elizabeth Drachman, June 23 2015 - The “Customer Centric Design for Ag Programs” breakout session at this year’s<a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://ictforag.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> ICTforAg conference</a>&nbsp;sounded like a simple one. We design programs to help farmers – of course they should be “customer-centric.” Right?!</p> <p>Well, apparently, no. All too often the programs we design don’t actually fully take farmers’ needs into consideration. In our rush to design a winning proposal, we use simple ethnographics or read reports and base our tech on that.</p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/3-ways-create-buy-true-customer-centric-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/3-ways-create-buy-true-customer-centric-design#comments Global Agriculture Digital Person-to-Person Community Groups Interpersonal Phone/Mobile Marketing Research New Technology Company NGOs Natural Resources Management New Technologies Featured USAID Global ICT for Development Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:50:18 +0000 9355800 at http://www.comminit.com Films for Syrian refugees: Do it Yourself, Do it Together http://www.comminit.com/global/content/films-syrian-refugees-do-it-yourself-do-it-together-0 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/bbc_media_action_8.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="56" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: BBC Media Action blogger Maha Taki, June 22 2015 - An elderly man, one eye milky blue with age, peers into the camera. Immediately behind him lie neat rows of white tarpaulin shelters, walls flapping in the wind.</p> <p>"Each person builds his own shelter," he says matter-of-factly, "Once he’s done, he goes on to help his neighbour."</p> <p>Standing tall in the dusty courtyard, he explains why; "We’re all Syrians here, and we’re all one."</p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/films-syrian-refugees-do-it-yourself-do-it-together-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/films-syrian-refugees-do-it-yourself-do-it-together-0#comments Jordan Lebanon Syria Blogs: Humanitarian Response Policies Mobile Populations Community Participation Film and Video Conflict Public Expectations Phone/Mobile News/Information NGOs Population Rights Featured BBC Media Action Global Policy Blogs Fragile Contexts Entertainment-Education Mon, 22 Jun 2015 13:41:30 +0000 BBC Media Action 9355774 at http://www.comminit.com Chapter 3: National Planning for CHW Programs http://www.comminit.com/global/content/chapter-3-national-planning-chw-programs <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/chw.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="56" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Dr. Ranu S. Dhillon, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, June 16 2015 -<em> The CHW Reference Guide was produced under the Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program, the United States Agency for International Development Bureau for Global Health’s flagship maternal, neonatal and child health project.</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/chapter-3-national-planning-chw-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/chapter-3-national-planning-chw-programs#comments Ghana India Nigeria Global Academic Institutions Advocacy Blogs: Global Health Policies Community Participation Person-to-Person Community Groups Interpersonal Phone/Mobile Government Departments Health NGOs Featured Global Policy Blogs Health Tue, 16 Jun 2015 20:14:23 +0000 9355716 at http://www.comminit.com Road Safety Mobile Outreach Project for China: Evaluation Report http://www.comminit.com/global/content/road-safety-mobile-outreach-project-china-evaluation-report <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jan Kidder </div> <div class="field-item even"> Chaoyun Yan </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Guimin Su </div> <div class="field-item even"> Hui Zhang </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Beijia Tan </div> <div class="field-item even"> Yeh Hsueh </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, December 16, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The University of Memphis (Kidder, Zhang, Tan, Hsueh); Sichuan Normal University (Yan); Southwest University (Su)</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/roadsafe_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/june-h-lee-sesame-workshop">June H. Lee - Sesame Workshop</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Emails from June Lee to The Communication Initiative on May 27 2015 and June 30 2015; and <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=https://www.qualcomm.com/media/documents/files/china-road-safety-first.pdf" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Sesame Street Mobile Road Safety First! Program [PDF]</a>. <em>"Sesame Street" excerpts provided courtesy of Sesame Workshop (New York, New York) © 2015 Sesame Workshop. "Sesame Street" ® and associated characters, trademarks, and design elements are owned and licensed by Sesame Workshop. All Rights Reserved.</em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/lets-get-ready-planning-together-emergencies">Let&#039;s Get Ready! Planning Together for Emergencies</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/zhima-jie">Zhima Jie</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/big-bird-looks-world-season-i-evaluation-report">Big Bird Looks at the World Season I Evaluation Report</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/road-safety-mobile-outreach-project-china-evaluation-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/road-safety-mobile-outreach-project-china-evaluation-report#comments China Project Evaluations Evaluations Digital Improved Physical Environments Children Entertainment Process Evaluation Description Interpersonal Phone/Mobile News/Information New Technology Company Health NGOs Featured Sesame Workshop Global Early Child Development ICT for Development Entertainment-Education SesameWorkshop Tue, 16 Jun 2015 13:49:57 +0000 kdevries 9355686 at http://www.comminit.com Using Mobile Phones for Polio Prevention in Somalia http://www.comminit.com/global/content/using-mobile-phones-polio-prevention-somalia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle-st"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> An Evaluation of the 2013-14 Interactive Messaging and Mobile Voucher System Deployed in Hard to Reach Areas in Somalia </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Amy O&#039;Donnell </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, May 1, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><i>"...the widespread penetration and use of phones in Somalia meant that it was appropriate for reaching hard-to-reach communities and represented a relevant mechanism to deliver health and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) information."</i><br /></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://oxfamilibrary.openrepository.com/oxfam/bitstream/10546/552890/1/er-using-mobile-phone-polio-prevention-somalia-200515-en.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to download the full report in PDF Format. </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/somaliapolio.jpg" alt="" title="Using Mobile Phones for Polio Prevention in Somalia" width="100" height="67" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/amy-odonnell-oxfam-gb">Amy O&#039;Donnell - Oxfam GB </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/oxfam-policy-and-practice-communications-team">Oxfam Policy and Practice Communications Team</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/using-mobile-phones-for-polio-prevention-in-somalia-an-evaluation-of-the-201314-552890?intcmp=BL_PUB_mLink" target="_blank">Oxfam Policy and Practice website</a> on June 5 2015.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/using-mobile-phones-polio-prevention-somalia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/using-mobile-phones-polio-prevention-somalia#comments Africa East Africa Somalia Strategy Evaluations Evaluations MDG 4. Child Mortality Community Groups Phone/Mobile Marketing News/Information Health NGOs Immunisation and Vaccines Private Sector New Technologies United Nations Featured UNICEF Communicating with, for and about children Health Communication - Africa Global Health ICT for Development Polio Africa Thu, 11 Jun 2015 13:22:10 +0000 aventh 9355618 at http://www.comminit.com Aprendiendo en Casa: Media as a Learning Tool among Hispanic-Latino Families http://www.comminit.com/global/content/aprendiendo-en-casa-media-learning-tool-among-hispanic-latino-families <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> June Lee </div> <div class="field-item even"> Brigid Barron </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wednesday, February 18, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Sesame Workshop (Lee), Stanford University (Barron)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"In this study, we look at media access among Hispanic-Latino families, children’s use of content that parents considered educational, parents’ perceptions of their child’ learning from educational media, parents' own use of technology for their learning, and parent-child joint engagement in media use. We also describe ways in which media can encourage conversations and extend playful activities."</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.joanganzcooneycenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/jgcc_aprendiendoencasa.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to read this 46-page document in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/plaza_sesamo_parentslandingpage.png" alt="" title="" width="100" height="51" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/june-h-lee-sesame-workshop">June H. Lee - Sesame Workshop</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.joanganzcooneycenter.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Joan Ganz Cooney Center website</a>, June 10 2015.&nbsp;"Sesame Street" excerpts provided courtesy of Sesame Workshop (New York, New York) © 2015 Sesame Workshop. "Sesame Street" ® and associated characters, trademarks, and design elements are owned and licensed by Sesame Workshop. All Rights Reserved.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/aprendiendo-en-casa-media-learning-tool-among-hispanic-latino-families" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/aprendiendo-en-casa-media-learning-tool-among-hispanic-latino-families#comments United States Strategic Thinking Academic Institutions Digital Basic Education for All Children Film and Video Quality Early Learning to Scale Person-to-Person Phone/Mobile Print Entertainment Orgs Radio Education Television Research NGOs New Technologies Featured Sesame Workshop Global Children, Equity and Development Early Child Development SesameWorkshop Wed, 10 Jun 2015 17:49:38 +0000 jlevy 9355607 at http://www.comminit.com Health Communication: Enabling Voluntary and Informed Decision-making http://www.comminit.com/global/content/health-communication-enabling-voluntary-and-informed-decision-making <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Monday, October 1, 2012</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>This High Impact Practices (HIP)&nbsp;Health Communication brief highlights practices in&nbsp;family planning (FP) communication gleaned from interventions that show strategies aimed to maximise FP investments. HIP briefs like this one are designed to be concise summaries of evidence-based practices to help focus FP resources. [Footnotes removed throughout.] &nbsp;The brief recommends well-designed and well-implemented health communication to support and strengthen existing services by:</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.fphighimpactpractices.org/resources/health-communication-enabling-voluntary-and-informed-decision-making" target="_blank">Click here to access this 8-page document in English, Portuguese, French, and Spanish in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/girls_7.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/hip-team">HIP Team</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=https://www.fphighimpactpractices.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">HIP website</a>, June 2 2015, and email from L. Caitlin Thistle to The Communication Initiative on June 15 2015.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/family-planning-high-impact-practices-list">Family Planning High Impact Practices List</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/c-modules-learning-package-social-and-behavior-change-communication">C-Modules: A Learning Package for Social and Behavior Change Communication</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/p-process">The P-Process</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/health-communication-enabling-voluntary-and-informed-decision-making" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/health-communication-enabling-voluntary-and-informed-decision-making#comments Global Strategic Thinking Academic Institutions Digital Bilaterals Live Performance Person-to-Person Interpersonal MDG 5. Maternal Health Phone/Mobile Marketing Print News/Information Radio Television Government Departments Health NGOs Reproductive Health Women Featured Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs USAID Global Health Tue, 02 Jun 2015 17:22:07 +0000 jlevy 9355488 at http://www.comminit.com Can CHWs Address Access and Outcome Measurement Challenges in Surgical Care? Experience from Haiti http://www.comminit.com/global/content/can-chws-address-access-and-outcome-measurement-challenges-surgical-care-experience-hait <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Alexi Matousek </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Hôpital Albert Schweitzer</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This article from CHW (Community Health Worker) Central describes efforts to increase access to surgical care in Haiti and across the globe. As stated by the author, Dr. Alexi Matousek, two main crises affecting surgery are: "lack of access to surgical services for vulnerable populations and an inability to measure outcomes that would enable quality improvement." Dr. Matousek sees as barriers a lack of literacy, social agency, relational contacts, and financial means to gain access to surgical care, particularly among marginalised populations.</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://chwcentral.org/blog/can-chws-address-access-and-outcome-measurement-challenges-surgical-care-experience-haiti?utm_source=CHW+Members+4-27-15&amp;utm_campaign=bd975003ad-HaitiPIH&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_term=0_1c6055fc8a-bd975003ad-99098357" target="_blank">Click here to read the full text online.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mom_baby_registration.jpeg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="67" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/initiatives-incchw-central">Initiatives Inc./CHW Central</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://chwcentral.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">CHW website,</a> June 1 2015.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/can-chws-address-access-and-outcome-measurement-challenges-surgical-care-experience-hait" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/can-chws-address-access-and-outcome-measurement-challenges-surgical-care-experience-hait#comments Haiti Strategic Thinking Community Participation Person-to-Person Community Groups Phone/Mobile Health Featured Global Health ICT for Development Mon, 01 Jun 2015 18:34:58 +0000 jlevy 9355471 at http://www.comminit.com What Have We Learnt about CwC Coordination from Previous Experience? http://www.comminit.com/global/content/what-have-we-learnt-about-cwc-coordination-previous-experience <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-text-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ongoing</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/cwc_1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="67" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>"The CDAC (communicating with disaster affected communities) Network aims to ensure that communities affected by, and prone to, crisis are better able to withstand and recover from humanitarian emergencies, and are actively engaged in decisions about the relief and recovery efforts in their country." This website contains a library of lessons learnt from various disaster responses including typhoons Bopha and Haiyan and the Haiti earthquake of January 2010.</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-htmllink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.cdacnetwork.org/i/20150428140715-ukp6a" target="_blank">Click here to access this document library.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/communicating-disaster-affected-communities-cdac">Communicating with Disaster Affected Communities (CDAC)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/nicki-bailey-communicating-disaster-affected-communities-cdac">Nicki Bailey - Communicating with Disaster Affected Communities (CDAC)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.cdacnetwork.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">CDAC website</a>, May 28 2015.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/what-have-we-learnt-about-cwc-coordination-previous-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/what-have-we-learnt-about-cwc-coordination-previous-experience#comments Haiti Nepal Philippines Global Materials Strategic Thinking Digital Civil Society Person-to-Person Community Groups Phone/Mobile Community Media Development Assistance Print News/Information Radio Television News Media NGOs Rights Risk Management Featured Global ICT for Development Media Development Thu, 28 May 2015 18:44:39 +0000 jlevy 9355434 at http://www.comminit.com