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.

Additional resources can be found in the following resource libraries:

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2 April 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. Available in multiple languages.

  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19
  • Disaster

2 April 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
  • COVID-19
  • Disease

2 April 2020

COVID-19: Advice for the public

Type:

Infographic

Organisation:

WHO

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
  • COVID-19

2 April 2020

COVID-19: Myth busters

Type:

Infographic

Organisation:

WHO

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.

  • COVID-19
  • Disease
  • Emergencies

2 April 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
  • COVID-19
  • Disease