In this UNICEF Niger blog, read about Amirou who has stories to tell as a traditional chief. His career is well known throughout the country. He started in the Tillabery region, near the border with neighboring Burkina Faso. There he was the Chief of the Canton of Tagazar. Years later he became a Commander of the army and later was nominated president of the Association of Traditional Chiefs of Niger.
This guide for risk communication and community engagement, from UNICEF and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), helps practitioners run focus group discussions with communities to find out perceptions and questions surrounding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The guide was last updated in March 2020.
UNICEF has published a report on risk communication and community engagement for ebola virus disease preparedness and response. Lessons In the report they share valuable insights into lessons learnt and recommendations from Burundi, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.