Topic: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Moving Towards Children as Partners in Child Protection in COVID-19 Guide (From Participation to Partnerships)

At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, children and youth were facing unprecedented challenges caused by quarantine measures and school closure policies in nearly every country in the world. At the same time these challenges emerged, child-focused organizations found it harder than ever to communicate with children, needing to adapt their methods of hearing children’s …

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WHO interim guidance: Mask use in the context of COVID-19

This WHO document, is an update of the guidance published on 5 June 2020, includes new scientific evidence relevant to the use of masks for reducing the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and practical considerations

Create Your Community

Have you thought about what your community could look like in the future? What do the buildings look like? Does it have more parks? Use materials around your home to create your future community and think about what you can do to make it happen! For 3D building templates, you can visit here.

COVID-19 AND THE IMPACT ON MIGRANTS – IFRC Briefing note:

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, states are facing an unprecedented public health challenge, which has forced them to adopt stringent measures. Against this backdrop, the management of migratory movements adds another layer of complexity – migrants must not be disproportionately affected either by the pandemic itself or by the measures legitimately adopted by states in …

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16-22 November COVID-19 update

These documents are a summary of the risk, evidence, and assessment related to COVID-19. These are updated on a weekly basis and past updates can be found under ‘Risk, Evidence, and Modelling’. Future updates will appear in the same location.

WHO Technical specifications of personal protective equipment for COVID-19

the WHO interim guidance on the quality, performance characteristics and related standards of personal protective equipment (PPE) to be used in the context of COVID-19. This includes WHO Priority Medical Devices, specifically: surgical masks, non-surgical masks, gloves, goggles, face shields, gowns and N95 masks

2020 World Disaster Report Published

On November 17, 2020 The IFRC launched the 2020 World Disasters Report, titled “Come Heat or High Water: Tackling the humanitarian impacts of the climate crisis together.” This year’s report is particularly important given that despite the significant and highly visible economic and human cost of the current COVID -19 pandemic, those pale in comparison …

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