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4 August 2021

Relationships the Key to Risk Communications (A Guyana Case Study)

During the COVID-19 outbreak in Guyana, the Guyana Red Cross saw the vulnerability of remote Indigenous and migrant communities in accessing information and the supplies that could protect people and their families from the pandemic. This case study looks at how volunteers go the extra mile to build relationships and trust to ensure their response is community focused and led by local needs, perceptions and understanding of the disease.

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4 August 2021

Pairing is sharing game

A word-association card game designed to support volunteers in engaging with the communities. It can be used for various purposes and in different settings, such as at Humanitarian Service Points. The game was designed by Matteo Menapace and it was piloted in a reception centre run by the Italian RC in the North of Italy.

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2 August 2021

Volunteers in every street (A Libyan Red Crescent and Benghazi Branch case study)

Since the COVID-19 pandemic reached Libya, the Libyan Red Crescent Society (LRCS) has been implementing and monitoring community engagement and accountability approaches. This case study analyzes the impact, successes and barriers of their community-based participatory approach “Volunteer in every street”.

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