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.
1 December 2021
Community feedback webinar: COVID-19 is not real or does not exist
A webinar on gathering Covid-19 community feedback which aims to encourage peer to peer learning and recommendations among African National Societies. Webinar slides and the webinar’s corresponding feedback report can be found under the ‘related links’ section of this page.
29 November 2021
Perceptions survey on COVID-19 vaccination in Ukraine
Organization:IFRC, Ukrainian Red Cross Society
A summary of a survey on community perceptions on COVID-19 vaccination in Ukraine conducted by the Ukrainian Red Cross (URCS) with support from IFRC in September and October 2021. The sample consisted of current and former beneficiaries in the URCS database.
15 November 2021
Public attitudes and perceptions towards COVID-19 vaccines in Georgia
Organization:Georgia Red Cross, IFRC
A report based on a survey carried out in September and October 2021 which sought 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.
3 November 2021
Contact tracing in the context of COVID-19
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.
21 October 2021
Community feedback webinar series | Vaccine safety
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).
18 October 2021
Organization:RCCE Collective Service
A list of some data portals and dashboards on COVID-19.
18 October 2021
CEA during the COVID-19 pandemic Bangladesh
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.
18 October 2021
CEA during the COVID-19 pandemic Indonesia
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.
11 October 2021
COVID-19 rumour tracking 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.
7 October 2021
Impact study of COVID-19 on older people and caregivers in the South Caucasus
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.
29 September 2021
Social and behavioural insights: COVID-19 data collection tool for Africa
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.
22 September 2021
Survey on the beliefs of the vulnerable population regarding the Covid-19 vaccine
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.
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