People working in community engagement and/or communications related fields face several limitations to the effective integration of social science in health emergency interventions and policymaking. There are gaps in terms of knowledge and capacity to produce and use operational social science research in humanitarian and health emergency contexts. This comprehensive training package was developed to address these gaps by providing a set of modules with practical guidance to be adapted and used at the local level. 

A new guidance for RCCE Coordination in public Health Emergencies

The Collective Service releases today a new Risk Communications and Community Engagement (RCCE) in Public Health Emergencies coordination interim guidance. This is drawn from global best practice of RCCE coordination, developed over the two years since this pillar was established during the COVID-19 response, and from other public health emergency responses.

Social Science in Humanitarian Action Platform Fellowship

Submit your application for the Social Science in Humanitarian Action Platform Fellowship Now! The SSHAP Fellowship SSHAP Fellowship is a tailored professional training programme exploring how to integrate social science into humanitarian and development responses. Applications are due on 27 March 2023.

New Information management for communication, community engagement and accountability to affected people

This document is developed by CDAC to provide guidance on how information management associated with communication, engagement and accountability activities supports humanitarian action.

EARTHQUAKE resource Page

To facilitate the RCCE response to the recent earthquake in Turkey and Syria, The Collective Service is launching a new thematic page on community engagement and accountability resources for earthquake and tsunami response.