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

Resource 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

27 May 2020

Epidemic Control for Volunteers (ECV) training

Resource 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. Available in English and French.

  • 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

Resource 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

Resource 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

14 May 2020

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

Resource 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

Resource type:

Poster

Organisation:

IFRC

A children's poster on how to protect yourself from Covid-19. Available in English, French and Spanish.

  • Children
  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19

13 May 2020

How to wear a mask

Resource type:

Poster

Organisation:

IFRC

A poster on how to use a mask, including guidelines on how to safely put on and take off a mask. Available in English and French.

  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19
  • Disease

11 May 2020

COVID-19 Analysis

Resource type:

Publication

Organisation:

IFRC

Risk Communication, Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) recommendations based on an interdisciplinary review of literature related to COVID-19. This includes a scan of literature from the fields of social science, design, futures and other research fields in the Asia Pacific.

  • Asia Pacific
  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19

7 May 2020

Rapid assessment: Community perception on Covid-19

Resource type:

Report

Organisation:

IFRC

A rapid assessment report conducted by PMI and IFRC exploring preferred communication methods in Indonesia, information sources, information needs and rumours. Available in English and Indonesian.

  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19
  • Disease

6 May 2020

Tips for engaging communities during COVID-19 in low-resource settings, remotely and in-person

Resource type:

Publication

Organisation:

IFRC

This brief provides key considerations for engaging communities on COVID-19 and tips for how to engage where there are movement restrictions and physical distancing measures in place, particularly in low-resource settings.

  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19
  • Disease

4 May 2020

How to include marginalized and vulnerable people in risk communication and community engagement (Update #1)

Resource type:

Publication

Organisation:

IFRC

This document provides guidance on additional marginalized and vulnerable groups and how to include them in COVID-19 risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) activities.

  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19
  • Disease

27 April 2020

Knowledge and information needs on COVID-19: Discussion with advisory committee members

Resource type:

Report

Organisation:

Turkish Red Crescent

A report on how the Turkish Red Crescent Society's Advisory Committees have adapted their ways of working during the Covid-19 crisis, playing a critical role in the ongoing crisis to raise awareness, provide the right information and share key messages with their community.

  • Advisory committees
  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19