Rumour tracking

Rumours spread rapidly and can have serious consequences. It is important to find out what people are saying and address rumours quickly.

These tools and resources will help you track rumours and manage them constructively.

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2 July 2019

'Rumour has it' handbook

Type:

Publication

Organisation:

CDAC Network

A practice guide from the CDAC (Communicating with Disaster Communities) Network, documenting the most effective approaches, practices and tools when working with rumours in the community.

  • Rumours

27 June 2019

Rohingya response rumour tracking

Type:

Publication

Organisation:

Internews

A ‘Flying News’ Rumour Bulletin from Internews, which addresses information gaps between humanitarian agencies and refugees Bangladesh. Additional resources are available on the Internews website: https://internews.org/.

  • Communication
  • Information
  • Migration

16 June 2019

Skills sessions: rumour-tracking

Type:

Tool

Organisation:

IFRC

These Red Cross Red Crescent Societies skills sessions include training materials on rumour tracking in Community Engagement and Accountability

  • Communication
  • Skills
  • Tools