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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4 March 2020

A guide to preventing and addressing social stigma associated with COVID-19

Type:

Tool

Organisation:

IFRC

A guide on how to prevent and address social stigma surrounding coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for Government, media and local organisations working on the disease. This guide was produced by International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF.

  • Coronavirus
  • Health
  • Stigma

24 February 2020

COVID-19: Risk register

Type:

Tool

Organisation:

IFRC

A register for documenting risks associated with COVID-19, and actions to manage each risk.

  • Coronavirus
  • Disaster
  • Emergencies

24 February 2020

COVID-19: Advice for the public

Type:

Infographic

Organisation:

World Health Organization

A series of graphics and videos produced by World Health Organization (WHO) on providing advice for the public on COVID-19, including advice on food safety and staying healthy while travelling.

  • Advice
  • Coronavirus
  • Epidemics

24 February 2020

COVID-19: Myth busters

Type:

Infographic

Organisation:

World Health Organization

A series of myth busting graphics produced by the World Health Organization (WHO) on the Novel Coronavirus. Graphics include myths surrounding the use of hand dryers, ultraviolet disinfection lamps, and more.

  • Coronavirus
  • Epidemics
  • Rumours

23 February 2020

COVID-19: Guidance note for IFRC and National Societies

Type:

Tool

Organisation:

IFRC

An updated guidance note for IFRC and National Societies on the COVID-19 outbreak. This guidance note provides information on the causes and symptoms of the virus, as well as what National Societies can do to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

  • Coronavirus
  • Disease
  • Epidemics