Integrating gender into the COVID-19 risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) response demands consideration of how gender norms and roles, as well as inequitable power dynamics and decision-making, influence people’s experiences and needs at all stages. This technical brief provides practical recommendations to integrate gender across the six pillars of the RCCE response.
As information about COVID-19 is rapidly evolving, it can be challenging to navigate and synthesize all of the information. The purpose of this document is to provide a synthesized, indexed reference of accurate, standardized COVID-19 information from trustworthy sources. Information is presented in simple, clear language to support the development of messages and materials needed for social and behavior change interventions.
The document is available in both english and french
This short guide is designed to assist development and humanitarian agencies to think through how risk communication and community engagement activity related to Covid-19 can be carried out without face-to-face interaction with communities.
UNDRR has created a guide entitled “Words into Action Guidelines: Engaging children and youth in disaster risk reduction and resilience building”, that addresses how to support and engage children and youth around the world in disaster risk reduction to fully implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.