COVID-19

COVID-19 has been declared a global health emergency. Trusted, clear and effective communication and engagement approaches are critical to ensure that fear, panic and rumours do not undermine response efforts and lead to COVID-19 to spread even more quickly.

You can use the tools and resources in this section to incorporate community engagement and accountability into your COVID-19 operations.

Please regularly check the WHO site for the latest information on COVID-19: https://www.epi-win.com/

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3 June 2020

Communication materials on how to use a mask

Type:

Publication

Organisation:

IFRC

A range of multilingual communications materials on how to use a mask safely and effectively. This resource will be regularly updated with new materials.

  • Communication
  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19

1 June 2020

Ask Dr Ben factsheet #9 (27 May)

Type:

Factsheet

Organisation:

IFRC

This factsheet accompanies the feedback report by addressing the top 4 to 5 questions and rumours posed by communities. It is designed to help NSs tackle key questions and rumours in an accurate and precise manner.

  • Africa
  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19

1 June 2020

Weekly community feedback report #9 (27 May)

Type:

Publication

Organisation:

IFRC

Each week, the IFRC Africa Regional office will analyse feedback collected by National Societies across Africa. This includes the beliefs, fears, rumours, questions and suggestions people have about COVID-19 and about the humanitarian response.

  • Africa
  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19

27 May 2020

Ask Dr Ben factsheet #8 (20 May)

Type:

Factsheet

Organisation:

IFRC

This factsheet accompanies the feedback report by addressing the top 4 to 5 questions and rumours posed by communities. It is designed to help NSs tackle key questions and rumours in an accurate and precise manner.

  • Africa
  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19

27 May 2020

Weekly community feedback report #8 (20 May)

Type:

Publication

Organisation:

IFRC

Each week, the IFRC Africa Regional office will analyse feedback collected by National Societies across Africa. This includes the beliefs, fears, rumours, questions and suggestions people have about COVID-19 and about the humanitarian response.

  • Africa
  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19

27 May 2020

Epidemic Control for Volunteers (ECV) training

Type:

Training Material

Organisation:

IFRC

An Epidemic Control for Volunteers (EVC) training designed to equip participants with an understanding of the common infectious diseases that cause outbreaks and how they are spread, as well as how to prevent and control them, actions to prevent epidemics, and how to assist during outbreaks.

  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19
  • Disease

18 May 2020

Interim guidance for Red Cross and Red Crescent staff and volunteers working with older people during COVID -19 response

Type:

Publication

Organisation:

IFRC

The purpose of this document is to provide information to Red Cross Red Crescent staff and volunteers on how to engage with, inform and support older people to support older people in facing new challenges linked to COVID-19.

  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19
  • Disease

18 May 2020

Trainer of Trainers Webinar on Risk Communication/CEA

Type:

Training Material

Organisation:

IFRC

This Trainer of Trainers Webinar produced by IFRC provides the fundamentals to plan and implement culturally appropriate and context specific community engagement approaches in the response of COVID-19. It also provides tips and tools to replicate the training with other technical staff and volunteers from National Societies

  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19
  • Disease

18 May 2020

Ask Dr Ben factsheet #7 (13 May)

Type:

Factsheet

Organisation:

IFRC

This factsheet accompanies the feedback report by addressing the top 4 to 5 questions and rumours posed by communities. It is designed to help NSs tackle key questions and rumours in an accurate and precise manner.

  • Africa
  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19

18 May 2020

Weekly community feedback report #7 (13 May)

Type:

Publication

Organisation:

IFRC

Each week, the IFRC Africa Regional office will analyse feedback collected by National Societies across Africa. This includes the beliefs, fears, rumours, questions and suggestions people have about COVID-19 and about the humanitarian response.

  • Africa
  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19

14 May 2020

Impact of COVID-19 on refugee populations benefitting from the ESSN programme

Type:

Report

Organisation:

Turkish Red Crescent

This assessment report, produced by the Turkish Red Crescent Society, IFRC and ECHO, gathers data on the economic and social impact of COVID-19 on the lives of refugees benefiting from the Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) programme.

  • Assessments
  • Cash
  • Coronavirus

13 May 2020

Prevention poster

Type:

Poster

Organisation:

IFRC

A children's poster on how to protect yourself from Covid-19.

  • Children
  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19