Epidemic preparedness tools and resources
Discover our helpful tools and resources about epidemic and pandemic preparedness—on topics ranging from disease control to community engagement and accountability.
Community health and epidemic control
Public Awareness and Public Education for Disaster Risk Reduction: Key messages
The IFRC and Save the Children have worked together to produce concise and practical key messages to support disaster prevention within communities. Messages cover a wide range of hazards including epidemics and pandemics.
Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA)
Guide for the media on communicating in public health emergencies
In a health crisis, the media has the power to save lives. Produced by our partner, BBC Media Action, this manual offers tips for media practitioners on how to support audiences during health emergencies.
Community-Based Surveillance (CBS)
Private sector preparedness
Atlas Ready for Business Mobile App
The Atlas app, developed by the IFRC's Global Disaster Preparedness Centre, is an interactive and accessible tool designed to help small businesses identify risks and improve their operational readiness.