The Case for Women-led, Grassroots Organizations in Emergency Response

Lessons from the Ebola Outbreak Previous responses to public health crises such as the Ebola outbreak of 2014-16 have highlighted the importance of gender dynamics in designing communication and intervention strategies. Because such outbreaks exert unequal impacts across gender and socio-economic strata, it is critical for emergency response interventions to consult women-led, grassroots-level, civil society […]

How To Build Trust During a Pandemic

Drawing lessons from the 2014 Ebola Outbreak In a virtual event on Coronavirus and Conflict hosted by the United States Institute of Peace, Jeremy Konyndyk, Senior Policy Fellow at the Center for Global Development, talked about the importance of “building trust” during crisis response. He drew an example from the 2014 Ebola outbreak and the […]