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.

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11 May 2022

COVID and pregnancy toolkit

Type:

Tool

Organization:

IFRC

IFRC’s Americas Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA), Communication and Health areas have created a toolkit with the objective of providing resources and ideas for National Societies to deliver information (through different channels) to pregnant and breastfeeding women to prevent COVID-19.

  • Spanish
  • Toolkit
  • Vaccines
  • Pregnancy
  • Breastfeeding

13 April 2022

Community feedback webinar series | COVID-19 vaccine boosters

Type:

Webinar

Organization:

IFRC

The community Feedback Webinar series aims to leverage RCCE/CEA technical support to strengthen the responses to COVID-19 undertaken by each African National Society by promoting monthly interactive discussions and peer learning opportunities across the Africa region. This time we will be discussing how to address concerns and misinformation around COVID-19 boosters joined by the Malawi Red Cross. Brief reports in English and French are also available to support the discussions.

  • Feedback
  • French
  • Misinformation/ rumours
  • Vaccines
  • Webinar

23 March 2022

COVID-19: Community perceptions in Malaysia

Type:

Report

Organization:

IFRC, Malaysian Red Crescent, WHO

This report analyses community perceptions of COVID-19 in Malaysia to understand the communities’ knowledge, questions and communication preferences around COVID-19 and COVID-19 vaccines. The report is split in to different rounds, each round can be found under ‘related resources’.

  • COVID-19
  • Misinformation/ rumours
  • Perception Survey
  • Perceptions
  • Vaccines

17 March 2022

Ask Dr Ben videos

Type:

Video

Organization:

IFRC

A series of videos designed to help NSs tackle key COVID-19 questions and rumours in an accurate and precise manner. Available in English and French.

  • COVID-19
  • French
  • Information as aid
  • Misinformation/ rumours

16 March 2022

COVID 19 Perception survey: Charles Town Maroons, Portland

Type:

Report

Organization:

Jamaica Red Cross

The Jamaica Red Cross implemented a survey with community members to learn about their experiences and perceptions about COVID-19 and vaccines. This report summarises its findings and offers practical recommendations. The survey dashboard can be found under ‘related resources’.

  • COVID-19
  • Elderly
  • Indigenous populations
  • Migrants
  • Perception Survey
  • Vaccines
  • Vulnerable groups

15 March 2022

Summary of COVID-19 in the Americas: Listening to the most vulnerable

Type:

Report

Organization:

IFRC

This is the short version of the COVID-19 in the Americas research. This summary contains the essential key findings and offers hands-on recommendations around four main areas: the impact of of health information, the trust, awareness, and access of COVID-19 vaccines, and the socio-economic impact of the pandemic. The full report can be found under the ‘related resources’.

  • COVID-19
  • Indigenous populations
  • Migrants
  • Research
  • Trust
  • Vaccines
  • Vulnerable groups

15 March 2022

COVID-19 in the Americas: Listening to the most vulnerable

Type:

Report

Organization:

IFRC

This research from the IFRC brings the voices and experiences of vulnerable people and communities from nine countries, including migrants, refugees, indigenous populations and host communities, in in Latin America and the Caribbean. This full report summaries the findings and offers hands-on recommendations around four main areas: the impact of of health information, the trust, awareness, and access of COVID-19 vaccines, and the socio-economic impact of the pandemic.

  • Indigenous populations
  • Migrants
  • Perception Survey
  • Trust
  • Vaccines
  • Vulnerable groups

15 March 2022

The impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable populations: A perception study in Brazil

Type:

Report

Organization:

Brazilian Red Cross

The Brazilian Red Cross implemented a survey with vulnerable community members to learn about their experiences and perceptions about COVID-19 and vaccines. This report summaries its findings and offers practical recommendations. The survey dashboard can be found under ‘related resources’.

  • COVID-19
  • Elderly
  • Migrants
  • Perception Survey
  • Spanish
  • Vaccines
  • Vulnerable groups

1 March 2022

RCCE during the COVID-19 response

Type:

Video

Organization:

Lebanese Red Cross

In this video, Lebanese Red Cross volunteers share accurate and reliable information with the community to encourage and enable them to adopt healthy behaviours and prevent the spread of infectious diseases during an outbreak.

  • Arabic
  • COVID-19
  • Lebanon
  • RCCE

31 January 2022

Volunteer perceptions throughout the pandemic: Africa region

Type:

Report

Organization:

Ground Truth, IFRC

This report presents highlights from the second survey of volunteers across the Africa region. While the first report explored volunteers’ experiences, this report digs deeper into certain themes in order to create more actionable and relevant recommendations to address feedback shared by volunteers.

  • Community feedback
  • Perceptions
  • Survey

4 January 2022

Vaccination status of migrants in Turkey

Type:

Report

Organization:

IFRC, Turkish Red Crescent

The third round of the survey on the vaccination status of refugees in Turkey was carried out by the TRCS Health and Psychosocial Support Program and IFRC team members. It is a continuation of the Vaccine Screening Analysis conducted in February 2021, and the Vaccination Status of the Refugees in Turkey conducted in March 2021 to learn the vaccination status of migrants in Turkey who are above 65 years of age, to assess their knowledge of the vaccination processes in Turkey, and to determine the difficulties they had accessing the COVID-19 vaccine.

  • COVID-19
  • Refugees
  • Survey
  • Turkish
  • Vaccines
  • Vulnerable groups

15 December 2021

Perceptions survey on Covid-19 vaccination, Greece

Type:

Survey

Organization:

Hellenic Red Cross

Results of the perceptions survey that was conducted by the Hellenic Red Cross on COVID-19 vaccination. The survey aimed to determine whether information resources for vulnerable populations on access to the COVID-19 vaccination were adequate, to investigate potential rumours and also measure the percentage of the migrant population which has been vaccinated. This survey follows on from the previous one conducted in April 2021.

  • Community feedback
  • COVID-19
  • Greek
  • Migrants
  • Survey
  • Vulnerable groups