CoSSaR

Humanitarian Systems


Valuing What Works: Success Factors in Disaster Preparedness

Through a series of 116 interviews, CoSSaR researches tried to answer the question: What are successful Red Cross/Red Crescent preparedness practitioners already doing that works, and how can the organization better support their information needs in what they are already doing? The information they received was very much rooted in practitioners’ core work with their communities.

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Effective Preparedness Messaging

In collaboration with the “Global Disaster Preparedness Center”(GDPC) at the Red Cross, CoSSaR is working to enhance the design and delivery of information to motivate and enable people to take actions to prepare for and cope with emergency situations. This work focuses on the need to diversify delivery methods of preparedness messaging for different demographics...

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