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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23 April 2020

Weekly community feedback report #4 (22 April)

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

23 April 2020

Guidance for National Societies on safe and remote risk communication and community engagement during COVID-19

Type:

Publication

Organisation:

IFRC

This guidance note provides clear recommendations to National Societies on how volunteers can carry out face-to-face social mobilization safely, how to advocate for continued access to communities with Governments in the face of movement restrictions and options for remote risk communication and community engagement (RCCE), when face to face access is no longer an option. The English version of the document includes an infographic and Canva template.

  • Advocacy
  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19

20 April 2020

COVID-19 rapid perception survey

Type:

Tool

Organisation:

IFRC

A rapid perception survey template designed to understand what the public already know, and still want to know, about COVID-19.

  • Asia Pacific
  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19

20 April 2020

The three faces of the coronavirus

Type:

Infographic

Organisation:

Japanese Red Cross

A graphic providing advice on how to overcome fear, sickness and anxiety caused by the coronavirus.

  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19
  • Disease

20 April 2020

Ask Dr Ben factsheet #3 (15 April)

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

20 April 2020

Weekly community feedback report #3 (15 April)

Type:

Report

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

20 April 2020

Ask Dr Ben factsheet #2 (8 April)

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

20 April 2020

Weekly community feedback report #2 (8 April)

Type:

Report

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

20 April 2020

Ask Dr Ben factsheet #1 (31 March)

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

20 April 2020

Weekly community feedback report #1 (23 March)

Type:

Report

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

8 April 2020

1 Day Rapid Training on RCCE for COVID-19

Type:

Training Material

Organisation:

IFRC

This one-day Rapid Training produced by IFRC aims to support NSs, branch staff and volunteers to achieve basic knowledge on what is RCCE, how to effectively set up community engagement activities during COVID19 and how to collect and respond to feedback and rumours using new social distancing approaches.

  • Community
  • Coronavirus
  • Training

2 April 2020

RCCE global strategy

Type:

Publication

Organisation:

IFRC

This strategy, produced by IFRC, UNICEF and WHO, provides an overview of how RCCE coordination mechanisms are set up at the global level with suggested technical resources and approaches to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19
  • Disease