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Entries in emergencies manuals/user guides (18)

Wednesday
Aug192015

MARKit: Price Monitoring, Analysis and Response Kit

  

The Price Monitoring, Analysis and Response Kit (MARKit) was developed by representatives from the Local Regional Procurement (LRP) Learning Alliance to guide food assistance practitioners through the steps to monitor markets during the implementation of food assistance programs, and to ensure that programs remain responsive to changing market conditions.

This manual is intended to guide users through the toolkit, which consists of several related materials. The materials should be used in conjunction to have a full understanding of implementing MARKit.

Download the manual (PDF, 2.32 MB)

Download the toolkit:

  1. Worksheets (ZIP, 1,029 KB)
  2. Workbook with sample database (Excel, 221 KB)
  3. Sample report (Word, 118 KB)

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Tuesday
Jan062015

L’intervention humanitaire dans une situation de conflit violent: Boîte à outils d’indicateurs tenant compte des conflits (avec notes d’orientation)

  

This toolbox adapts a sample of 15 indicators from the SPHERE Project's Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response to be even more conflict sensitive while remaining practical and user-friendly.

It facilitates more intentional collaboration between humanitarian response and justice and peacebuilding program practitioners in the design and implementation of joint programmatic efforts.

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Monday
Dec152014

Humanitarian Response in Violent Conflict: A Toolbox of Conflict Sensitive Indicators (Arabic version)

  

This toolbox adapts a sample of 15 indicators from the SPHERE Project's Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response to be even more conflict sensitive while remaining practical and user-friendly.

It facilitates more intentional collaboration between humanitarian response and justice and peacebuilding program practitioners in the design and implementation of joint programmatic efforts.

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Tuesday
Oct152013

Humanitarian Response in Violent Conflict: A Toolbox of Conflict Sensitive Indicators

Humanitarian Response in Violent Conflict: A Toolbox of Conflict Sensitive Indicators   

This toolbox adapts a sample of 15 indicators from the SPHERE Project's Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response to be even more conflict sensitive while remaining practical and user-friendly.

It facilitates more intentional collaboration between humanitarian response and justice and peacebuilding program practitioners in the design and implementation of joint programmatic efforts.

Download the PDF (2.6 MB)
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Wednesday
Aug142013

Communication Toolbox: Practical Guidance for Program Managers to Improve Communication With Participants and Community Members

Communication Toolbox: Practical Guidance for Program Managers to Improve Communication With Participants and Community Members   

The Communication Toolbox offers practical guidance for program managers who want to communicate more effectively with program participants and community members.

Download the complete publication (PDF, 1.8 MB, 60 pages) or choose individual tools:

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Monday
May132013

Building Resilience: A Guide to Facilitating Community-Managed Disaster Risk Reduction in the Horn of Africa

 

This manual describes how to help communities implement disaster risk reduction activities. It was written for development workers and community-based organizations in the Horn of Africa, but practitioners can use it to implement activities around the world.

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Monday
May132013

Step-by-Step Guide to Shelter Construction: West Bengal Flood-Resistant Shelter Pilot Program

Step-by-Step Guide to Shelter Construction: West Bengal Flood-Resistant Shelter Pilot Program  

This construction guide describes how to build disaster-resistant shelters. Catholic Relief Services used this guide to build flood-resistant shelters in West Bengal.

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Saturday
Feb162013

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning in Emergencies: A Resource Pack for Simple and Strong MEAL

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning in Emergencies: A Resource Pack for Simple and Strong MEAL   

This resource pack offers practical advice about how to implement a system for monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning (MEAL) in emergencies. It provides

  • standards for MEAL in emergencies,
  • an overview of informal and formal monitoring,
  • guidance on how to conduct monitoring and evaluation,
  • ways to use the results to improve programs and
  • checklists, discussion guides, forms and other tools.

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Tuesday
Feb122013

Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation

Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation   

Toward Resilience is an introductory resource for staff of development and humanitarian organizations that are working with people whose lives and rights are threatened by disasters and climate change. The guide provides

  • essential introductory information,
  • principles of effective practice,
  • guidelines for action in a range of sectors and settings,
  • case studies and
  • links to tools and resources.

Download a free PDF in English (1.6 MB)
Download a free PDF in French (4.4 MB)
Download a free PDF in Spanish (3.8 MB)
Purchase a copy from Practical Action Publishing in English, French or Spanish

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Tuesday
Feb122013

Vers la résilience : Un guide pour la réduction des risques de catastrophes et l’adaptation au changement climatique

Vers la resilience : Un guide pour la reduction des risques de catastrophes et ladaptation au changement climatique   

Vers la résilience : Un guide pour la réduction des risques de catastrophes et l'adaptation au changement climatique est un document d’introduction destiné au personnel des organisations humanitaires et de développement, travaillant avec les populations dont la vie et les droits sont menacés par les catastrophes et le changement climatique.

Le guide fournit des informations préliminaires essentielles, des principes de pratique efficace, des directives pour l’action dans un large éventail de secteurs et de contextes, des études de cas et des liens vers des outils et des ressources utiles pour l’application d’une approche de la réduction des risques de catastrophe et de l’adaptation au changement climatique intégrée et fondée sur le droit.

Download a free PDF in English (1.6 MB)
Download a free PDF in French (4.4 MB)
Download a free PDF in Spanish (3.8 MB)
Purchase a copy from Practical Action Publishing in English, French or Spanish

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Tuesday
Feb122013

Hacia la resiliencia: Una guía para la reducción del riesgo de desastres y adaptación al cambio climático

Hacia la resiliencia: Una guia para la reduccion del riesgo de desastres y adaptacion al Cambio Climatico   

Hacia la resiliencia: Una guía para la reducción del riesgo de desastres y adaptación al cambio climático es un recurso de carácter introductorio destinado al personal de organizaciones de desarrollo y ayuda humanitaria que trabaja con personas cuyas vidas y derechos se ven amenazados por los desastres y el cambio climático.

La guía contiene información introductoria, principios de prácticas efectivas, directrices para la acción en una serie de sectores y entornos, estudios de caso y enlaces de internet hacia herramientas y recursos útiles para la aplicación de un enfoque integrado basado en derechos para la reducción del riesgo de desastres y la adaptación al cambio climático.

Download a free PDF in English (1.6 MB)
Download a free PDF in French (4.4 MB)
Download a free PDF in Spanish (3.8 MB)
Purchase a copy from Practical Action Publishing in English, French or Spanish

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Friday
Jan112013

Managing Post-disaster (Re)-Construction Projects

Managing Post-disaster (Re)-Construction Projects   

This step-by-step guide explains how to manage the two main types of CRS post-disaster or post-conflict construction: owner-driven and contractor-built. The intended audience includes non-construction professionals, construction professionals who are new to international relief and engineers.

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Thursday
Oct272011

Caring for Your Transitional Shelter: Essential Advice for Maintaining Your T-shelter

The CRS transitional shelter program aims to support families as they move from tents to temporary wooden shelters. These shelters provide a safer, more comfortable and more durable place to live while families rebuild their homes or find new places to rent. This booklet provides advice to families about how to maintain transitional shelters.

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Wednesday
Oct262011

Swen pou Tichèltè: Sa ou dwe konnen pou ou ka byen pran swen tichèltè pa-w la (Caring for Your Transitional Shelter: Essential Advice for Maintaining Your T-shelter)

Pwogram Tichèltè–CRS la fèt nan lide pou ede moun yo soti anba tant pou y-al rete nan yon espas pwovizwa, ki pap dire tout tan, ki fèt ak bwa epi ki bay moun yo avantaj rete yon kote ki gen plis sekirite, pi alèz epi ki ka dire plis tan annatandan fanmi yo bati oswa jwenn yon kay lwe pou yo rete.

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Friday
Nov202009

Community Based Disaster Preparedness: A How-To Guide

The Guide focuses on how to implement community based disaster preparedness programs (CBDP), with tools and recommendations for facilitating CBDP planning and implementation. The Guide focuses on natural disasters, such as floods, landslides and cyclones. It is based on experiences in India and South Asia, and can be adapted for other areas if necessary.

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