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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2 July 2019

Poster – Survive the freezing weather, Laila and Amar Series

Type:

Infographic

Organisation:

IFRC

An IFRC illustration which provides information on how to remain healthy and stay warm during the winter, featuring cartoon characters Laila and Amar. This illustration can be printed as a poster or flyer.

  • Advice
  • Winter

2 July 2019

Poster – Surviving the summer heat, Laila and Amar series

Type:

Infographic

Organisation:

IFRC

An IFRC illustration which provides information on how to remain healthy and hydrated during the summer, featuring cartoon characters Laila and Amar. This illustration can be printed as a poster or flyer.

  • Hydration

2 July 2019

Leaflet – Psychological first aid

Type:

Infographic

Organisation:

IFRC

An information leaflet for Red Cross staff and volunteers about providing people in affected communities with psychological first aid.

  • First aid
  • Health
  • Health communications

2 July 2019

Leaflet – Coping with stress and crisis

Type:

Infographic

Organisation:

IFRC

An IFRC leaflet for people in crisis which provides information on stress, its symptoms and ways to cope, as well as a story on coping with loss and depression.

  • Crisis
  • Depression
  • Health

2 July 2019

Poster/Flyer – Red Cross health services FAQs

Type:

Infographic

Organisation:

IFRC

A poster produced by the IFRC detailing the health care services the Red Cross provides in Greece. These include life-saving procedures, medical examinations, medicine administration and social workers.

  • First aid
  • Health
  • Health communications

2 July 2019

Poster/Flyer – Ways to Take Care of Yourself

Type:

Infographic

Organisation:

IFRC

A poster from the IFRC featuring advice about how to take care of yourself. Tips include getting enough rest, meditating, engaging in community activities and taking regular exercise.

  • Health
  • Health communications
  • Information as aid

2 July 2019

Communication and community engagement initiative

Type:

Report

Organisation:

CDA Collaborative

An inter-agency report entitled ‘The Communication and Community Engagement Initiative’, which promotes a more systematic and coordinated approach to communications and community engagement with affected people.

  • Communication
  • Partnerships
  • Teamwork

2 July 2019

CDAC media landscape guides

Type:

Tool

Organisation:

CDA Collaborative

These online Media and Telecommunication Landscape Guides provide information on the media and telecommunications landscape in various countries. Includes profiles of media channels, contact details and mobile coverage.

  • Communication
  • Information
  • Media landscape

2 July 2019

CDAC message library

Type:

Tool

Organisation:

CDA Collaborative

This Message Library from CDAC is an online, searchable database of messages which can be used by people working in Community Engagement and Accountability for disaster affected communities. It includes guidelines.

  • Communication
  • Information
  • Strategy

2 July 2019

Building Trust and Responding to Adverse Events Following Immunisation in South Asia: Using Strategic Communication

Type:

Report

Organisation:

UNICEF

A working paper from UNICEF, ‘Building Trust and Responding to Adverse Events Following Immunisation in South Asia: Using Strategic Communication’. This includes effective communication and managing public reactions.

  • Communication
  • Health
  • Health communications

2 July 2019

Integrating information and communication technologies into communication for development strategies to Support and Empower Marginalised Adolescent Girls

Type:

Report

Organisation:

UNICEF

A UNICEF report on ‘Integrating Information and Communication Technologies into Communication for Development Strategies to Support and Empower Marginalised Adolescent Girls’.

  • Gender
  • Youth

2 July 2019

Strategic communication for behaviour and social change in South Asia

Type:

Report

Organisation:

UNICEF

A report from UNICEF on ‘Strategic Communication for Behaviour and Social Change in South East Asia’, which looks at using communication to effect sustainable change.

  • Communication
  • Initiatives
  • Social change