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Uganda is a fast-growing country that remains vulnerable to a variety of epidemics and pandemics, including Ebola and other viral hemorrhagic fevers, measles and acute watery diarrhoea. Diseases coming from animals that can affect human health are also …
The IFRC’s Minimum standards for protection, gender and inclusion (PGI) in emergencies is now its second edition. This edition is the result of three years of testing, revision and feedback from protection, gender and inclusion (PGI) and sectoral specialists, based on use in the field by Red Cross and Red Crescent staff and volunteers in many different humanitarian operations. In addition to new chapters (such as cash-based interventions), there is a stronger focus on sexual and gender-based violence and disability inclusion. This edition will be complemented by an expanded toolkit (under development) with practical resources to support the use of the standards in all operations.
As an organization, accountability to our communities means transparent communication, meaningful participation of the communities and ploughing back learnings deduced from the community voices. The Kenya Red Cross Society commissioned CDA Collaborative Learning Projects (CDA) to develop a detailed operational case study that documents their experience in mainstreaming the Accountability to Communities (AtC) framework across the organization over a two year period.