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Community Engagement & Humanitarian Partnerships Newsletter, December 2017

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Challenges and opportunities for communication with disaster-affected communities

Armed clashes have altered an already fragile media and telecommunications landscape, leaving many without regular access to trustworthy news and information in South Sudan

The Road Home: How the Burundi Hotline helped a victim of kidnapping find his way home

Burundi - Egide* is a rice farmer from a rural village in western Burundi. Each evening he travels to his home after many long hours of working in the fields. But there's one night he'll never forget

South Sudan's pilot Message Library of critical information for disaster-affected communities is ready for use

NGO SAADO has developed a searchable message database that can be used to disseminate critical information to affected populations during emergencies

Youth empowerment through community engagement

"This project has enabled us to sit together as young people in Ngomeni, Kilifi County, Kenya and discuss various issues"

Changing lives with one swipe using digital communication to close the humanitarian governance gap in Somalia

What do pigs, carpooling and phone apps all have in common?

/#Hack4food digs out new ways to fight hunger in Congo - this year, for World Food Day on 16 October, WFP Congo teamed up with Fongwama to organize hack4food, the first food-themed hackathon in Congo

Radio Ergo helps combat cholera outbreak in Somalia Radio Ergo's lifesaving broadcasts on how to get treatment for the deadly Cholera disease have had a positive impact on raising awareness in some of the poorest neighborhoods in Mogadishu

A guide on how to use social media to better engage people affected by crisis (IFRC/ICRC/OCHA)

How about we stop building apps for refugees and top up their phones instead? (NeedsList)

Participatory video and its ability to address rumors (CDAC Network)

[Guideline for broadcasting live radio programs on disaster preparedness and response through community radio stations](http://Guideline for broadcasting live radio programs on disaster preparedness and response through community radio stations) (CDAC Network)

Communication with communities: walking the talk (Internews)

Community engagement and accountability 2017 good practices from around the world (ICRC/IFRC)

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