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Emergency responses

Updates on the novel COVID-19 outbreak for responders

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Our work focuses on the social dimensions of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cross-cutting themes are the political economy of the epidemic and responses to it, diverse forms of knowledge and experience, state-society relationships, history and context.

Explore resources created by the team and other relevant resources from the sector.
34 selected resources

Ebola Outbreak in North Kivu, DRC

Briefings on the two most recent outbreaks of Ebola in North Kivu
20 selected resources

Ebola Outbreak in Équateur, DRC

Relevant considerations from the outbreak in Équateur in 2018.
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Key resources

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Briefings

COVID-19 Considerations for Home and Community-Based Care

Why home care is important, and an overview of existing guidance and models, with an emphasis on low-and-middle-income countries (LMICs).
SSHAP
2020
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Briefings

COVID-19: Why Are Prisons a Particular Risk, and What Can Be Done to Mitigate This?

Particular risks associated with an outbreak in prisons in low-and middle-income countries and suggestions of some approaches that may be used to mitigate risks.
SSHAP
2020
3
Briefings

COVID-19 Management in Marginalised Populations in Southeast Asia

Key considerations focusing on transnational migrants, informal workers, and people living in informal settlements.
SSHAP
2020
4
Briefings

Dying, Bereavement and Mortuary and Funerary Practices in the Context of COVID-19

Key considerations for events related to death, burial, funerals (rites, ceremonies and practices) and mourning.
SSHAP
2020
5
Briefings

COVID-19 in the Context of Conflict and Displacement – Myanmar

Key considerations focusing on how conflict, displacement and inter-communal tensions may influence disease control in Myanmar.
SSHAP
2020
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Briefings

COVID-19 in Informal Urban Settlements

Key considerations for protecting informal urban settlements from the spread and impacts of COVID-19.
SSHAP
2020

News and blogs

KB Mpofu / ILO | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
blog
Reflections on recent conversations with colleagues in Zimbabwe.
17 Jun 2020
UNICEF/Keita
news
16th June 2020
A new website to reflect our aims and vision
UNICEF/Pouget
news
12th June 2020
Help improve the use of research evidence to inform COVID-19 response efforts.
UNICEF/Herrmann
news
26th May 2020
Briefing documents outlining key lessons learned from social sciences analyses during the DRC Ebola outbreak response.

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