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Entries in emergencies (53)

Monday
May312010

Protecting Civilians, Building Peace in Mindanao

A description of how CRS’ Protection training materials have strengthened the curriculum of the Mindanao Peace Institute to provide regional leaders and trainers with a range of peacebuilding and protection skills.

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Monday
May312010

Pre-Positioning Emergency Supplies Project in India

Case study of pre-positioning emergency response supplies in Bihar and Assam, India, and how having access to those supplies sped up the response in subsequent emergencies.

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Monday
May312010

Applying Information Technology to Reduce Disaster Risks Project in India

Description of a project in Bihar, India, where community members use mobile phones in disaster-prone areas to transmit early emergency assessment data to a central database that helps CRS and government agencies respond quickly.

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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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Monday
Sep212009

Core Protection Training Modules

This set of training modules are to ensure that all CRS staff have a shared level of understanding of what is meant by protection. The training modules are designed to complement other CRS initiatives, including the Justice/Solidarity Lens training; IHD; and ProPack I and ProPack II. Additionally, the Modules have been designed to support the methodologies advanced under Sphere and Do No Harm approaches.

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Friday
May152009

Emergency Response Evaluation Reports

Real-time evaluations and other evaluative reports by CRS are available from the ALNAP Evaluative Reports Database (search under “Commissioning agency” Catholic Relief Services).

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Wednesday
Jan102007

Impact Measurement and Accountability in Emergencies: The Good Enough Guide

A set of basic guidelines on how to be accountable to local people and measure program impact in emergency situations. The "good enough" approach emphasizes simple and practical solutions and encourages the user to choose tools that are safe, quick, and easy to implement.

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Wednesday
Dec042002

Emergency Preparedness and Response Handbook

This handbook aims to assist CRS country programs to improve accountability to disaster-affected populations and to assist donors through the design and implementation of high quality emergency preparedness and response programs.

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