Gil Arevalo, OCHA’s CwC Officer in the Philippines, explains how networks and relationships built during the response to Typhoon Haiyan enabled communicating with communities initiatives to get off the ground quickly when Typhoon Hagupit hit the same area one year later.
This year has seen a huge amount of great #commisaid work happening all over the globe, responding to crises such as Ebola and conflict in Iraq/Syria, with both traditional and non-traditional actors playing important roles. Here are our top ten moments!
In this blog, Nicholas Van Praag of CDAC Network Affiliate Member, Ground Truth Solutions, discusses their research into perceptions of field staff working on the Ebola Response, and what this tells us about the challenges faced.
Our latest report looks at communicating with communities initiatives and coordination in the response to Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
In this article, we ask Laura Walker Hudson from CDAC Network Member Social Impact Lab (SIMLab) how humanitarian responders can navigate this crowded landscape and work out what sort of tool they need as quickly as possible, including what questions they should be asking, and when.
Communicating with, and providing information to, people affected by crisis are two of the most important elements of humanitarian response. They are also two of the most overlooked. Communicating with disaster affected communities is a growing field of humanitarian response that helps to meet the information and communication needs of people affected by crisis. (Image: Reuters)
In this article, we ask Laura Walker Hudson from CDAC Network Member Social Impact Lab (SIMLab) how humanitarian responders can navigate ...
In this blog post, Neelley Hicks, the director of United Methodist Communications’ ICT4D Church Initiatives tells us about the work that the...
CDAC Network Members involved in the first inter-agency rapid information and communication needs assessment in Iraq came together to ...
The CDAC 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.