4.4.ii Natural disaster or complex emergency – sensitive issues
|Target group||Person responsible||Input potentially required||Approvals needed|
|Media (particularly new messaging): i.e. Press releases, talking points, Q&A||Emergency Communications Officer||Sector specialist, REC, security advisor, advocacy advisor (depending on nature of emergency)||CO (CD, ACD or Emergency Team Leader)Lead Member*|
|Blogs, stories, photos||Emergency Communications Officer||Sector specialist, REC, security advisor, advocacy advisor (depending on nature of emergency)||NOTE: usually the CO agrees that stories and blogs do NOT need approval, provided they follow CARE’s communications principles and previously approved messaging guidance for the emergency. This should be agreed with the CO in advance.|
*Lead Member point person is the Media/Communications Manager for communications materials. It is their responsibility to consult with/obtain approval from the relevant Lead Member senior staff, such as Head of Program, Security Director, Legal Advisor, etc. or regional offices, where these exist. If the Media/Communications Manager is unavailable, contact the CO Line Manager directly.