COVID-19 Resources

Trusted, clear and effective communication and engagement approaches are critical to ensure that fear, panic and rumours do not undermine COVID-19 responses. You can use the tools and resources in this section to incorporate CEA into your COVID-19 operations. All resources can be found in list format here.

15 November 2021

Public attitudes and perceptions towards COVID-19 vaccines in Georgia

Type:

Report

Organization:

IFRC, Georgia Red Cross

The aim of the survey, carried out in September and October 2021, was to gain a better understand of the public’s perceptions towards the COVID-19 vaccination and identify the key drivers of vaccine hesitancy, as well as to produce actionable recommendations for increasing the vaccine acceptance in Georgia.

  • Survey
  • Georgia

3 November 2021

Contact tracing in the context of COVID-19

Type:

Guide

Organization:

WHO

A guidance document on how to establish contact tracing capacity for the control of COVID-19, and how to prioritise contact tracing activities in different settings.

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Contact tracing
  • Epidemic control
  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish

21 October 2021

Community feedback webinar series | Vaccine safety

Type:

Webinar

Organization:

IFRC

A webinar series on community feedback from the Africa Region discussing the trend on COVID-19 vaccine safety. In this edition, the National Societies of Cameroon and Côte d´Ivoire share their latest experiences in responding to key concerns and questions in their respective local contexts. Here you can find the PowerPoint presentation and the specific brief and key recommendations on how to address vaccine safety (both in EN & FR).

  • French
  • Mistrust
  • Vaccines

18 October 2021

Covid-19 dashboards

Type:

Dashboard

Organization:

RCCE Collective Service

A list of some data portals and dashboards on COVID-19.

  • Data analysis
  • Data collection
  • Dashboard

18 October 2021

CEA during the COVID-19 pandemic Bangladesh

Type:

Case Study

Organization:

IFRC

This case study uses the Population Movement Operation (PMO)1 in Cox’s Bazar as an example to understand how an already complex humanitarian crisis was further complicated by the pandemic and what measures were taken to mitigate these. It also looks at Bangladesh’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign to highlight how National Societies can support and add value to the national Government’s vaccination roll outs.

  • Community-led solutions
  • Localisation
  • Vaccines

18 October 2021

CEA during the COVID-19 pandemic Indonesia

Type:

Case Study

Organization:

IFRC

A case study on the COVID-19 Community Cash Grant operation in Indonesia, as well as the earthquake relief operation in West Sulawesi. This study presents an interesting example to understand how a community-centered programme adapted to the needs of the pandemic and provides an opportunity to understand the key strategies of how disaster response mechanisms were complicated by the pandemic.

  • Cash
  • Community-led solutions
  • Earthquake
  • Localisation
  • Vaccines

11 October 2021

COVID-19 rumour tracking report

Type:

Report

Organization:

IFRC, Turkish Red Crescent

With the support of IFRC, TRCS have been collecting rumours on COVID-19 related issues from the community through KAP assessment and feedback mechanisms to monitor, address and cover information gaps, beliefs and misconceptions. The collected rumours are verified, responded and addressed to prevent any harmful practices or stigmatization.

  • Community feedback
  • Migration
  • Misinformation
  • RCCE
  • Rumours
  • Turkey
  • Misperception

7 October 2021

Impact study of COVID-19 on older people and caregivers in the South Caucasus

Type:

Report

Organization:

Armenian Red Cross Society, Austrian Red Cross, IFRC, Swiss Red Cross, UNFPA

This study looks at the impacts of COVID-19 on older people, professional health and social caregivers and trained RCRC volunteers in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia and provides recommendations for improving the response to COVID-19 and the care provision for older people, as well as better meeting the needs of caregivers and RCRC volunteers. Individual country reports can be found under the ‘related resources’ section of this page.

  • Community feedback
  • Elderly
  • Survey
  • Volunteers
  • Vulnerable groups

29 September 2021

Social and behavioural insights: COVID-19 data collection tool for Africa

Type:

Tool

Organization:

WHO

Responding to the need to use social and behavioural data alongside biomedical data to mount an effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic, WHO has developed the “Social and Behavioural Insights COVID-19 Data Collection Tool for Africa”. This document provides detailed guidance for implementers and practical lessons learnt from using the tool in Nigeria and Zambia in 2021.

  • Behaviour change
  • Community feedback
  • Data analysis
  • Data collection
  • Tools

22 September 2021

Survey on the beliefs of the vulnerable population regarding the Covid-19 vaccine

Type:

Case Study

Organization:

Hellenic Red Cross

This report details a survey carried out by the Hellenic Red Cross to measure the beliefs of a vulnerable population regarding COVID-19 vaccination and explore any potential areas for improvement in information provision to the target groups.

  • Community feedback
  • Greek
  • Migrants
  • Perceptions
  • Refugees
  • Survey
  • Vaccines
  • Vulnerable groups

22 September 2021

Risk communication and community engagement guidance on COVID-19 vaccines for marginalised populations

Type:

Guide

Organization:

Collective Service RCCE

This inter-agency guidance document aims to supplement the COVAX demand creation package for COVID-19 vaccines with key considerations for humanitarian contexts and marginalized populations with specific access and communication needs.

  • Migrants
  • Refugees
  • Vaccines
  • Vulnerable groups
  • Indigenous populations

8 September 2021

Covid-19 lessons learned workshop report

Type:

Report

Organization:

IFRC, Turkish Red Crescent

This report presents the main findings of the lessons learned workshop that was held by TRCS and IFRC Turkey Delegation to discuss the challenges and best practices from TRCS’ COVID-19 operation to support refugee and host community members with risk communication and community engagement, health and Psychosocial Support (PSS), and livelihoods in Turkey.

  • Migration
  • RCCE
  • Vulnerable groups
  • Best practice
  • Lessons learnt