Messaging

Using trusted, accurate ways of communicating with the local community allows them to receive and share messages.

These resources and tools will help you to develop, plan and deliver messages to communities in the most appropriate ways.

Red Cross volunteers help Ecuadorian migrants to contact their families by offering a free call service with smartphones

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14 October 2019

SMS checklist for a pre-planned campaign

Type:

Tool

Organisation:

IFRC

An SMS checklist to aid in the pre-planning of an SMS campaign. This document was produced for the Sierra Leone Red Cross Society (SLRCS) and can be adapted for your own Community Engagement and Accountability activities.

  • Communication
  • Feedback
  • Information as aid

3 July 2019

Protecting communities: prevention of mosquito-borne diseases

Type:

Publication

Organisation:

IFRC

An English-language comic book on ‘Protecting Communities: The Prevention of Mosquito-Borne Diseases’. It is a child-friendly tool which can be used to raise awareness and prevent the spread of mosquito-borne diseases.

  • Disease
  • Epidemics
  • Film

3 July 2019

Zika operation: impact in the Americas

Type:

Video

Organisation:

IFRC

An educational video which provides an overview of the IFRC’s zika Operation in the Americas. The IFRC has worked with 12 National Societies to control and prevent zika in the region, reaching 5 million people.

3 July 2019

Community clean up and awareness campaign for zika

Type:

Video

Organisation:

IFRC

An educational video about a community cleaning and awareness campaign which was carried out as part of the ongoing regional zika Virus operation in the Americas. by the IFRC and Salvadorean Red Cross.

  • Disease
  • Epidemics
  • Feedback

3 July 2019

Gender and diversity in emergencies – quick and easy steps for accountability to affected people

Type:

Infographic

Organisation:

IFRC

An IFRC poster about ‘Gender and Diversity in Emergencies’. It includes steps for ensuring accountability with affected people and covers assessments and monitoring, shelter, and gender-based violence.

  • Gender
  • Gender diversity

3 July 2019

How to organise a Red Cross dissemination session in your community

Type:

Training Material

Organisation:

IFRC

An IFRC presentation for volunteers, on ‘How to Organise a Red Cross Dissemination Session in Your Community’, to share information with local people and inform people about the role of the Red Cross.

  • Communication
  • Information