Emergency response to VAWG in DRC: Promising Practices, Lessons Learned
This document includes lessons learned around GBV emergency preparedness and response based on program learning from the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is based on an after-action review conducted with IRC staff as well as perspectives from various agencies working in North and South Kivu. The document also highlights the importance of organizational investment around preparedness particularly in facilitating access to life-saving services and reducing the risk to women and girls in emergencies. Read full brief here.
Reducing risk to save lives: Keys to building capacity for GBV response in emergencies
Findings from a three-year initiative to prepare humanitarian aid workers to address violence against women and girls in emergencies (supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation). Read the full brief here.
Promising practices in GBV emergency preparedness and response: Field-based learning in Haiti and the Democratic Republic of Congo
Learning from an IRC project to strengthen local emergency preparedness and response (supported by the United States Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance). Read the full brief here.