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UNICEF/Tesfaye
Briefings

Considerations and Principles for Shielding People at High Risk of Severe Outcomes from COVID-19 fr

Including proposed approaches to shielding, who may be included in shielding groups, as well as the likely difficulties of these measures, and ways to mitigate them.
SSHAP
2020
UNICEF | UNI313626 | Ojo
Briefings

COVID-19 in Informal Urban Settlements fresptzh

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

Online Information, Mis- and Disinformation in the Context of COVID-19 zhfr

Practical considerations relating to flows of information, misinformation and disinformation though online media, particularly social media networks.
SSHAP
2020
© Annie Wilkinson
blog

The impact of COVID-19 in informal settlements – are we paying enough attention?

10th March 2020
For many people living on the margins, crisis is already the norm and change is overdue.
SISTEMA 12 (CC BY-SA)
Briefings

Quarantine in the Context of COVID-19 frzh

Key considerations relating to the design and impact of measures that restrict human movement patterns.
SSHAP
2020
SISTEMA 12 (CC BY-SA)
Briefings

Social Dimensions of the novel Coronavirus (nCoV) Outbreak and Response: Meeting Report

Report from a roundtable meeting at the Wellcome Trust, London, 3rd February 2020.
SSHAP
2020
UNICEF/Ma
blog

Where is social science in the Coronavirus response?

3rd February 2020
Social science networks can provide crucial support to stemming nCoV by promoting the understanding of the context-response relationship as emergent…
UNICEF/UNI166988/Jallanzo
Evidence Reviews

Rapid Qualitative Research Methods During Complex Health Emergencies: A Systematic Review of the Literature

The 2013-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa highlighted both the successes and limitations of social science contributions to emergency response operations. An important limitation was the rapid and effective communication of study findings. A systematic review was carried out to…
Social Science and Medicine
2017
UNICEF/UN035147/LeMoyne
Background Reports

Recurrent Failings of Medical Humanitarianism: Intractable, Ignored, or Just Exaggerated?

Humanitarian health workers operate in dangerous and uncertain contexts, in which mistakes and failures are common, often have severe consequences, and are regularly repeated, despite being documented by many reviews. This Series paper aims to discuss the failures of medical…
The Lancet
2017
UNICEF/UNI43619/Bannon

8 Critical Factors Behind Every Food Crisis

From the beginning of time, their have been food crises in one form or another. Ancient books such as the Bible have records of various famines devastating portions of the world. And while it’s easy to attribute these crises to…
Business Connect
2017
UNICEF/UN028839/Tremeau
Evidence Reviews

El Niño: Overview of Impact, Projected Humanitarian Needs and Response as of 02 June 2016

The humanitarian impact of the 2015-2016 El Niño remains deeply alarming, now affecting over 60 million people. Central America, East Africa (particularly Ethiopia), the Pacific and Southern Africa remain the most affected regions. The El Niño phenomenon is now in decline, but projections indicate the situation will worsen…
OCHA
2016
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