COVID-19 Resources for communicating with communities
All communities need reliable and accurate information to prepare, prevent and mitigate the spread of the virus, stigma, misinformation, but also to ensure the protection of the most vulnerable people.
As a diaspora member your role is essential in the fight against the coronavirus as you can contribute by sharing and disseminating reliable and culturally appropriate messages via the right communication channels with your community in your country of origin.
Your communication matters, it can save many lives
To support your communication you will find below a compilation of official sources of information with material and messages you can use and adapt for your communication with your communities back home.
COVID-19 RESOURCES & MATERIAL
World Humanitarian Organisation (WHO) has ready-to-use material and messages to share with communities: WHO COVID-19 RESOURCES
WHO Page to fight rumors and misinformation with clear responses and messages: WHO COVID-19 Myth busters
Connect COVID-19 is produced by a group of four organisations who work to improve access to quality information in a crisis (Internews, Translators without Borders, BBC Media Action, and Evidence Aid): CONNECT COVID-19
Internews resources to manage misinformation in humanitarian context: Managing Misinformation in a Humanitarian Context
CDAC Network - Communicating with disaster affected communities has compiled a list of useful resources and links that can be used to share information about the COVID-19: CDAC COVID-19 RESOURCES
Guide "COVID-19: How to include marginalized and vulnerable people in risk communication and community engagement" from the Regional Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) Working Group : Guide
Translation without borders provides information and messages in different languages: TWB COVID-19 RESOURCES
The Refugee Response : Videos explaining basic facts and safety information for COVID-19
International SOS: Video Covid-19 preventive measures