What is the ECB Project?The Emergency Capacity Building (ECB) Project aim is to improve the speed, quality, and effectiveness of the humanitarian community in saving lives, improving welfare, and protecting the rights of people in emergency situations.
Latest ECB Project Newsletter Available Online and to Download
The February 2013 edition of the ECB Project newsletter is now available online or to download in PDF format. Read updates on Joint Needs Assessment progress in Bangladesh, a pre-election simulation in Kenya and the launch of two WASH emergencies e-learning modules.
New Shelter, EFSL and WASH tools available now
There are new training materials for Shelter, WASH and EFSL teams available as part of our drive to develop national staff skills and competencies. Read more.
"Experience has shown that the wake of a major disaster is the wrong time to try to develop new guidelines and systems to address an emergency, so I’m really excited to be able to contribute to such an ambitious and innovative project to build emergency capacity before the onset of a crisis. The project importantly captures and disseminates knowledge and experience, enabling not just an individual or an organisation to gain knowledge, but also allowing the humanitarian sector as a whole to take a stride forward."
Angela Rouse, ECB Agency Manager at CARE
Good Enough Guide Training Module and Materials
The Good Enough Guide to Accountability and Impact Measurement in Emergencies is designed to support humanitarian staff that need to understand essential accountability principals and improve their communication skills with disaster affected communities. You can now view online or download the guide, a training module, and supporting materials that will help you to prepare your field staff, partners, and new employees.
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