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SBCC in Emergency Situations
In April and May of 2015, Nepal was struck by two devastating earthquakes. Emergency workers from around the globe, including those trained in health communication, rushed to the scene to assist with disaster relief and recovery efforts.
In an effort to help governments, NGOs, and other institutions respond to emergency health situations such as arose in Nepal as a result of the earthquake, the Health COMpass brought together a collection of tools and project examples for SBCC in Emergency Situations.
We need your help to make this collection stronger - please send us SBCC resources your organization has developed and used successfully to assist in emergency situations.
NOTE: This Trending Topic was updated in August of 2015 - the newest items are at the top of the list below.
Banner photo: A volunteer nurse takes vital signs to survivors of natural disasters and flooding in Iligan City, Philippines. 2012 Requel Legaspino, Courtesy of Photoshare
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