What role does the localisation of technology play in the wider localisation of aid? Dragana Kaurin, Founder and Director of the Localization Lab discusses
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Collective Communication and Community Engagement in humanitarian action: How to Guide for leaders and responders (in Arabic) brings together decades of best practice in supporting communities and affected populations fully participating in the humanitarian assistance they receive.
The development of this comprehensive Media, Language and Telecommunications Landscape Guide (MLTG) is to support and guide the work of the Fiji government and the Communication and Community Engagement (CCE) Working Group under the Fiji Communications Cluster - as well as others working in the country.
Over the past ten years, the CDAC Network has commissioned a number of tools and resources, developed a systematic training programme and has hosted numerous discussions around communication and community engagement. This document summarises the key publications.
In 2020 CDAC began operations to support the inception and integration of a common services approach to Accountability to Affected People (AAP), communication and engagement with communities to enable enhanced accountability, community acceptance, trust building and a more effective response in Burkina Faso. Here's how it went.
At the end of October 2020, we were joined by many hundreds of humanitarians, communication and tech enthusiasts, futurists, policymakers and donors as we radically re-imagined digital humanitarian policy. Here's what we discussed!
This paper outlines some of the learning gained in the humanitarian aid sector in accountability around two-way communication, community engagement, and the participation of vulnerable people, and how this can be applied to support this current response.
This Framework for Assessing Success of National CCE Platforms is designed to clearly lay out the different elements that combine to build a complete platform. Each element in the framework includes measures that can be used to assess whether the part is complete and performing as expected.
Case studies on the national Communication and Community Engagement (CCE) platforms in Fiji and Vanuatu.
Tropical Cyclone Harold, which made landfall in Vanuatu on 6 April 2020 was the first time the Vanuatu CCE Sub-Cluster was activated in an emergency, and its preparedness work put to the test. This photo essay outlines what happened.
The definitive list of all of CDAC's tolls and resources, free to use for all!
This guidance document aims to articulate the role of an Information Management Officer in supporting a CCE working group (WG), and to enable a common understanding of the information management functions and needs.
The CDAC global public forum will be hosted by the ICRC in Geneva between 27-28 October 2020. Find out more about the this forum by reading the Concept Note.
joint Fiji and Vanuatu learning event held over 5 - 6 March 2020 in Suva, Fiji looked at key achievements to date, the benefits of the project, the challenges, and the opportunities and needs going forward.
Between December 2019 and January 2020, the CDAC Network – in partnership with Ground Truth Solutions and with funding from the H2H Network undertook a scoping mission to the country to assess the status, current strengths and needs related to response-wide Communication, Community Engagement and Accountability. Here's what we found...
This document outlines the context, leads, donors and challenges and opportunities of 23 national and regional platforms in 22 countries that are currently operating.
CDAC Network is the global alliance of more than 30 of the world’s biggest humanitarian and media development organisations committed to putting the power in humanitarian action back in the hands of communities. This brochure tells you what we do and why.
The core document of CDAC’s Technical Training is the Facilitator’s Guide – a document that leads facilitators, agencies and staff through an all-inclusive journey in Communication and Community Engagement best practice.
In this perceptions survey, CDAC partners Equip Mozambique spoke to communities that had been affected by the Cyclone and received to ascertain the perceived levels of community engagement from organisations that responded.
Safeguarding should me made clear for everyone and actionable information should be on hand to ensure the right foundations are in place to support good practice. Information needs to be clear and properly communicated not only to those working in the sector but also to people accessing aid with opportunities to co-create reporting mechanisms with ...
Inclusive approaches to humanitarian action are gaining ground and growing in number, but what does this look like in practice? Working with four groundbreaking innovation labs in Bangladesh, Kenya, Jordan and Philippines, we've been exploring ways of getting behind local initiatives to reduce disaster risks. Have a read!
This paper is based on semi-structured interviews with three innovation managers, four lab managers, ten innovators and four volunteers involved in the DEPP Labs programme.
This paper is based on a review of relevant literature on labs, non-lab alternatives and grassroots innovation, along with 20 semi-structured interviews with global DEPP Labs staff, DEPP lab managers, innovators involved in the four DEPP labs and senior innovation staff from other organisations that are also implementing labs or alternative ...
This practical guide is packed full of useful for information to push for a better quality of participation in humanitarian innovation and to support localised, longer-term outcomes.
The CDAC Network is a growing platform of more than 30 humanitarian, media development, social innovation, technology, and telecommunication organisations, dedicated to saving lives and making aid more effective through communication, information exchange and community engagement.