Humanitarians

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πŸ”— https://covidresponse.uk

New start-up focused on provision of Humanitarian Analysis, Guidance and Support for UK NHS workers. Also relevant for other national contexts


πŸ”— https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/12PhmaxJCsK0xR2Ubm45TiLZY1aw0YeWZ

Catalogue of COVID-19 guidance for humanitarians created by UN OCHA (East Africa regional office)


πŸ”—https://meta.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:John_Cummings/Corona_reference_sources

Library of UN organisations and agencies published responses to Coronavirus


πŸ”—https://www.uncdf.org/article/5452/covid-19

UNCDF Response to COVID-19- In this time of crisis, the United Nations is calling for solidarity and increased funding to help some of the world’s most vulnerable countries scale up their efforts to combat the Coronavirus pandemic.


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General Guides 

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡³πŸ”—https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak 


πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ”—https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

CDC website on Coronavirus 


πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ”—https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html

πŸ“±πŸ”—https://www.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center


πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡³πŸ”—https://mailchi.mp/614a7f13861c/reach-wash-cluster-assessment-products-novdec-4860197

Global WASH Cluster COVID-19 Facts and Advisories


πŸŒπŸ”—https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/international-travel-document-news/1580226297.htm

Travel Advisory Coronavirus Outbreak (by IATA) 


πŸŒπŸ”—http://unwfp.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/db5b5df309ac4f10bfd36145a6f8880e

World Travel Restrictions (WFP)


πŸ”—https://www.globaldashboard.org/2020/03/27/how-to-tackle-coronavirus-in-slums/

How to Tackle Coronavirus in Slums

Response from Humanitarians Organisations 

πŸŒπŸ”—https://spherestandards.org/coronavirus

Sphere Standards and the Coronavirus response- Sphere collates and disseminates emerging practice and evidence in the Coronavirus response (Available in English, Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, Chinese, Farsi, French, Japanese, Spanish


πŸŒπŸ”—https://www.thelancet.com/coronavirus?dgcid=kr_pop-up_tlcoronavirus20&

The Lancet: COVID-19 Response Center


πŸŒπŸ”—https://coregroup.org/resources/2019-novel-coronavirus-global-response-coordination/

Core Group COVID-19 Global Pandemic Response Coordination


πŸŒπŸ”—https://www.amnesty.org/download/Documents/POL3019672020ENGLISH.PDF

Amnesty International’s Public Statement - Response to COVID-19 and State’s Human Rights Obligations 


πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡³πŸ”—https://www.unocha.org/sites/unocha/files/Global-Humanitarian-Response-Plan-COVID-19.pdf

UN Global Humanitarian Response Plan COVID-19


πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡³πŸ”— https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1uR9gq1nC_ZYlGHkyaU7bRivTJ0gmtaxqZ5_4BvzcGnM/mobilepresent#slide=id.p

UN Guide for Creatives to support response


πŸŒπŸ”—https://www.acaps.org/projects/covid19

COVID-19 ACAPS Resources (including a global analysis, as well as context specific analysis, with a narrower focus on regions, countries and crisis hot spots. Project is in collaboration with Save the Children, Map Action, Mercy Corps and in close coordination with WHO and OCHA.)

Practical Advice for Humanitarians 

πŸŒπŸ”—https://spark.adobe.com/page/nMYOmuD049AIq/

Guidelines for communications planning in public health emergencies for COVID-19, drawing on risk communications and community engagement experience from cholera, Ebola and other disease outbreaks.


πŸŒπŸ”—https://coronavirustechhandbook.com/hardware

DIY masks, etc.


πŸŒπŸ”—https://docs.google.com/document/d/1dTCjaKh6f3SfOh_RuFEG-UMe8xAKhE527x3oAbVpzQM/edit#heading=h.kdkm8h4ivq22

Library of content and advice [it is a mess]


πŸŒπŸ”—https://interagencystandingcommittee.org/other/interim-guidance-scaling-covid-19-outbreak-readiness-and-response-operations-camps-and-camp

Scaling-up COVID-19 Outbreak in Readiness and Response Operations in Camps and Camp-like Setting (IASC)


πŸŒπŸ”—https://sanitationupdates.blog/2020/03/05/information-resources-on-wash-and-the-coronavirus

Sanitation Updates- Information resources on WASH and the Coronavirus


πŸŒπŸ”—https://youtu.be/wJzqiR95B7M

1.5 hour Virtual webinar on managing the impact of COVID-19 on nonprofits - specific deep dive on remote work practices (TechSoup)


πŸŒπŸ”—https://www.who.int/gpsc/5may/Guide_to_Local_Production.pdf

Guide to Local Production: WHO-recommended Handrub Formulations


πŸ”—https://www.globaldashboard.org/2020/03/27/how-to-tackle-coronavirus-in-slums/

How to Tackle Coronavirus in Slums.


πŸŒπŸ”—Staying active and connected during the crisis -- from Amnesty.

https://www.amnesty.org.uk/coronavirus/six-things-you-can-do-while-staying-home-during-coronavirus-pandemic

COVID-19 and Vulnerable Groups

πŸŒπŸ”—https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/COVID-19_CommunityEnegagement_130320.pdf?fbclid=IwAR1JZWNVaJYmXaKQGJBYFBKBTzFBS5NlC3hPwGf_v6liZtjmWyUeSZ0dcxs

COVID-19: How to include marginalized and vulnerable people in risk communication and community engagement (RCCE guide)


πŸŒπŸ”—https://reliefweb.int/report/world/gender-implications-covid-19-outbreaks-development-and-humanitarian-settings

Gender implications of COVID-19 outbreaks in development and humanitarian settings (CARE)


πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡³πŸ”—https://www.unicef.org.au/getattachment/About-Us/Media/March-2020/UN-launches-global-humanitarian-response-plan-to-C/COVID19-UNICEF-HAC-Response.pdf.aspx

UNICEF Humanitarian Action for Children: Novel Coronavirus


πŸŒπŸ”—https://alliancecpha.org/en/series-of-child-protection-materials/protection-children-during-covid-19-pandemic

Protection of Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic (The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action) 


πŸŒπŸ”—https://app.mhpss.net/resource/talking-to-children-about-covid-19-a-parent-resource-usa

Talking to Children about COVID-19: A Parent Resource (National Association of School Psychologists and the National Association of School Nurses) 


πŸŒπŸ”—https://www.alnap.org/help-library/covid-19-guidance-and-advice-for-older-people

COVID-19: Guidance and advice for older people


πŸŒπŸ”—https://nnedv.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Library_Coronavirus_Guidance_for_DV_Shelters_NNEDV_12MAR2020.pdf

COVID-19: Coalition Guidance for Programs. Published on March 2020, this is a guidance that the local member programs of the National Network to End Domestic Violence can use for technical assistance and guidance. It includes information about confidentiality, precautionary measures,provision of alternative services and additional things to keep in mind.


πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ”—https://tcfv.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Hurricane-Harvey-Report-FINAL-and-APPROVED-as-of-060619.pdf

Information about How Disasters can Impact Survivors and Ways to Respond to Survivors and Staff: β€œUnderstanding the Impact of Hurricane Harvey on Family Violence Survivors in Texas and Those Who Serve Them”

Geographical Reports

πŸŒπŸ”—https://www.geopoll.com/blog/coronavirus-africa/

Coronavirus in Sub-Saharan Africa

Remote Collaboration Tools and Guides for Teams

See also:

πŸ”—https://coronavirustechhandbook.com/remote

πŸ”—https://coronavirustechhandbook.com/volunteering

Online Training on COVID-19

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡³πŸ”—http://openwho.org/

  • COVID-19: Operational Planning Guidelines and COVID-19 Partners Platform to support country preparedness and response
  • Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Emerging respiratory viruses, including COVID-19: methods for detection, prevention, response and control
  • ePROTECT Respiratory Infections (EN)
  • Public health interventions in pandemics and epidemics


πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§πŸ”—http://www.futurelearn.com

COVID-19: Tackling the Novel Coronavirus by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (starts March 23rd) 

Managing COVID-19 in General Practice by St George's, University of London

Get practical advice and support around how to respond to the Novel Coronavirus pandemic as a front-line healthcare professional.


πŸŒπŸ”—https://www.coursera.org/

Coursera- Science Matters: Let's Talk About COVID-19


πŸŒπŸ”—https://kayaconnect.org/course/info.php?id=2249

The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Learning Pathway on KayaConnect.org


πŸŒπŸ”—https://pyramid.arist.co/courses

Pyramid Course- Free 9 day WhatsApp, FB Messenger, or text base micro-learning course on COVID-19

Learning from the Past

Ebola

πŸ”—https://ebolacommunicationnetwork.org/?fbclid=IwAR2oK7bCmVv3nGeCM1bAxJ528aTbVbSvwgq5mtWPeGcWQk3Xnt9D3z_OXZU

Ebola Communication Network- A collection of health communication materials designed to help address the spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa. ECN collects Ebola communication resources from a variety of sources including USAID, UNICEF, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization.


πŸ”—http://www.ebola-anthropology.net/

Ebola Response Anthropology Platform- Great site! Anthropologists providing advice on how to engage with crucial socio-cultural and political dimensions of the Ebola outbreak and build locally-appropriate interventions


πŸ”—https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/alnap-urban-2017-ebola-response-in-cities-learning-for-future-public-health-crises.pdf

Ebola Response in cities Learning for future public health crises (ALNAP)


πŸ”—https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-020-8240-9

Hygiene programming during outbreaks


πŸ”—http://ebolacommunicationnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Adapted-iCCM-guidelines-during-Ebola-outbreak-FINAL-APPROVED-VERSION-05-09-14.pdf

UNICEF-WHO Guidelines for a revised implementation of Integrated Community Case Management of Childhood Illnesses (ICCM) during the Ebola outbreak


πŸ”—http://vax.pregnancyethics.org/prevent-guidance

PREGNANT WOMEN & VACCINES AGAINST EMERGING EPIDEMIC THREATS Ethics Guidance for Preparedness, Research, and Response


πŸ”—https://www.researchgate.net/publication/335006141_The_Ebola_Crisis_in_Sierra_Leone_Mediating_Containment_and_Engagement_in_Humanitarian_Emergencies

The Ebola Crisis in Sierra Leone: Mediating Containment and Engagement in Humanitarian Emergencies


πŸ”—http://www.tearfund.org/~/media/files/main_site/news/keepingthefaith.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2N74dPhodosE7QmOI4t_tsytyMShpWFVxQobjSscHq228upSw8yM-EkGY

Keeping the Faith The Role of Faith Leaders in the Ebola Response


πŸ”—https://www.springer.com/la/book/9783319976365

Book: Pregnant in the Time of Ebola: Women and Their Children in the 2013-2015 West African Epidemic


πŸ”—https://restlessdevelopment.org/file/ebola-response-mid-term-review-pdf

Restless Development Ebola response mid-term review


πŸ”—https://successfulsocieties.princeton.edu/search/site/ebola

Articles on Ebola on Innovations for Successful Societies


πŸ”—https://www.socialscienceinaction.org/tag/ebola/?fbclid=IwAR0fNArmrD_h74lt-lGTM4_7GjGAMq65lOouUXgUkHPvZB8wQVAh-6kXbtU

Social Science in Action: Ebola archives


πŸ”—https://www.gettingtozerobook.org/the-book

Book: Getting to Zero An excellent book which discusses the issues of community engagement in Sierra Leone. 


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