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Here are some documents from partners or country-level clusters. Please exercise caution when using them: guidance applicable in one country may not be appropriate in another country. The Global Shelter Cluster has not reviewed or endorsed these documents.
 
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IASC Scale-Up Protocols - Adapted to the COVID-19 Pandemic Outlines the ‘light’ and ‘adapted’ scale-up protocols to be activated for IASC response to the COVID-19 emergency. It describes the collective approach and principles of action to guide the system-wide response. This activation may be updated to ensure it retains currency in view of the exceptional and rapidly evolving situation. Coordination Global English
Updated COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan May 2020 Additional nine countries and Djibouti, as part of the Regional Migrant Response Plan for the Horn of Africa and Yemen, were included in this update, bringing the number of countries covered by this plan to 63. Appeals Global  English
Global Humanitarian Response Plan COVID-19

Aggregates relevant COVID-19 appeals and inputs from WFP, WHO, IOM, UNDP, UNFPA, UN-Habitat, UNHCR, UNICEF and NGOs, and it complements other plans developed by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

Appeals Global English
Covid-19: The Internaitonal Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement's Approach ICRC and IFRC are jointly launching their revised coordinated appeals. This document grounds their separate, yet coordinated, appeals in a common narrative. Appeals Global English
The ICRC's Operational Response to Covid- 19 and its Broader Impact on Communities Includes complementary activities to address the broader secondary socio-economic and protection consequences of the pandemic.  Appeals Global English
IFRC Emergency Appeal (Revision 3) Adapted to present the global reach and work of the wider IFRC and reflects the global IFRC-wide funding requirement, comprising all support and funding channelled to our National Societies. The Appeal also contains the specific ask for funds channelled through the IFRC Secretariat. Appeals Global English
International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement appeal The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement Appeal to help the world’s most vulnerable communities halt the spread of COVID-19 and recover from its effects Appeals Global English
IFRC Revised Emergency Appeal COVID-19 Outbreak The IFRC is appealing for 566 million US dollars to support National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in health care, prepositioning of goods, risk communication, lessons learned from global network of local responders, cash grants for families, and mitigating impacts of large outbreaks). Appeals Global English
Shelter Cluster Covid-19 Key Messages Shelter Cluster Covid-19 Key Messages Infographic General Shelter Recommendations  Global Spanish
GSC COVID-19 Recommendaciones Generales GSC COVID-19 Recommendaciones Generales - Americas General Shelter Recommendations  Global Spanish
NRC Covid-19 Key Messages NRC Covid-19 Shelter Key Messages General Shelter Recommendations  Global English
IOM Operational Guidance Covid10 FAQ: COVID-19 specific considerations in relation to camp and camp-like settings. General Shelter Recommendations  Global English
IOM Operational Guidance (Spanish) Covid-19 Preguntas frecuentes: Estas preguntas resaltan consideraciones específicas de COVID-19 en relación con el campamento y los entornos similares a los campamentos. General Shelter Recommendations  Global Spanish
Construction Site Safety Recommendations in light of Covid-19 Guidance note - Construction site safety recommendations Minimize spread of infections in light of COVID-19 General Shelter Recommendations  Global English
Webinar: Approaches to Isolation, Quarantine and Prevention Measures in a COVID-19 Context Discusses practices being piloted or considered in the field, including quarantine, isolation, shielding or creation of a ‘green zone’ in a camp or a camp-like setting and challenges faced by humanitarian actors and displaced communities in effectively implementing such measures. Collective Centers, Hotels, Camp-like settings Global English
UNHCR COVID-19 Guidance note - Prevention and response in shelters, Reception Centres and Hotels This paper addresses the specific needs and considerations required in the context of the
COVID-19 pandemic in different collective facilities and settlements.
Collective Centers, Hotels, Camp-like settings Global English
UNHCR Guia COVID-19 en albergues, centros de acogida y hoteles - Generico - Version II Este documento aborda las necesidades y consideraciones específicas requeridas en el
marco de la pandemia de COVID-19 en diferentes emplazamientos colectivos y asentamientos.
Collective Centers, Hotels, Camp-like settings Global Spanish
IASC interim Guidance for COVID-19 Readiness and Response in camps and camp-like settings       Addresses specific needs and considerations required in humanitarian situations, including camps and camp-like settings and the surrounding host communities, in scaling-up readiness and response operations for the COVID-19 outbreak through effective multi-sectoral partnership. Collective Centers, Hotels, Camp-like settings Global English
IASC Guia Provisional_ Escalamiento de Covid-19 Incluyendo Campamentos Colectivos-FICR Escalamiento de las Operaciones de Preparación para el brote de Covid-19 y Operaciones de respuesta en situaciones humanitarias, Incluyendo albergues colectivos y escenarios similares. Collective Centers, Hotels, Camp-like settings Global Spanish
John Hopkins Study Rohingya Refugee Camp - Covid-19 Novel Coronavirus: Projecting the impact in Rohingya refugee camps and beyond. Collective Centers, Hotels, Camp-like settings Global English
UNHCR Interim Guidance Shelter Settlement Covid19 Guides UNHCR field operations in ensuring their planning and operational response considers critical actions to minimise the transmission risk of COVID 19 in populations of concern. Collective Centers, Hotels, Camp-like settings Global English
UNHCR Guide Reception Centers (spanish)_Covid19 Este documento aborda las necesidades y consideraciones específicas requeridas en el
marco de la pandemia de COVID-19 en asentamientos de personas refugiadas, deportadas y migrantes.
Collective Centers, Hotels, Camp-like settings Global Spanish
IASC Interim Guidance on Public Health and Social Measures for COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Operations in Low Capacity and Humanitarian Settings Outlines how key public health and social measures needed to reduce the risk of COVID-19 spread and the impact of the disease can be adapted for use in low capacity and humanitarian settings. Additional considerations for support to residents of urban informal settlements and slums are available in Annex 1. Urban considerations, informal settlements and "slums" Global English
COVID 19 IFRC Emergency Appeal Urban considerations EN This guidance note is adapted to the specific needs of IFRC regional offices and National Societies in preparing for COVID 19 Revised Emergency Appeal (MDR00005). Urban considerations, informal settlements and "slums" Global English
COVID-19 IFRC Emergency Appeal Urban considerations ES Esta guía orientativa está adaptada a las necesidades específicas de las oficinas regionales del IFRC y las Sociedades Nacionales para prepararse para el llamamiento de emergencia revisado para el COVID 19 (MDR00005). Urban considerations, informal settlements and "slums" Global Spansih
COVID-19 IFRC Emergency Appeal Urban considerations FR Cette notice d'information est adaptée aux besoins spécifiques des bureaux régionaux FICR et des sociétés nationales pour se préparer à l'appel d'urgence COVID 19 révisé (MDR00005). Urban considerations, informal settlements and "slums" Global French
COVID 19 IFRC Emergency Appeal Urban considerations RU Руководство адаптировано к конкретным потребностям региональных отделений МФКК и государственным организациям при подготовке экстренного предупреждения по COVID 19 (MDR00005). Urban considerations, informal settlements and "slums" Global Russian
Cities and Contagion-Rapid Deployment Tool to Identify COVID-19 Exposure Hotspots How to prioritize limited resources: Emerging hotspots must be anticipated, vulnerable groups need to be identified. Urban considerations, informal settlements and "slums" Global English
Global Dashboard - How to Tackle Coronavirus in Slums Covid-19 Response in Informal Settlements Urban considerations, informal settlements and "slums" Global English
Policy advice to respond to COVID-19 in Urban Informal Settlements - Prepared for the Government of Kenya- Key Messages How to tailor COVID-19 responses to informal settlements (‘slums’). Urban considerations, informal settlements and "slums" Global English
Policy advice to respond to COVID-19 in Urban Informal Settlements - Prepared for the Government of Kenya How to tailor COVID-19 responses to informal settlements (‘slums’) - Key Messages Urban considerations, informal settlements and "slums" Global English
CVA Guidance Note-COVID19 - Health Cluster Guidance note on the role of Cash and Voucher Assistance to reduce financial barriers in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, in countries targeted by the Global Humanitarian Response Plan COVID-19. Cross-cutting themes and other Sectors Global English
IASC Schools Guidance Covid  Provides clear and actionable guidance for safe operations through the prevention, early detection and control of COVID-19 in schools and other educational facilities. Cross-cutting themes and other Sectors Global English
IASC SoP Food Distribution - Covid19 Intended for field coordinators, site managers and public health personnel, as well as national and local governments and the wider humanitarian community working in humanitarian situations at food distribution sites, who are involved in the decision making and implementation of multi-sectorial COVID-19 outbreak readiness and response activities – the Guidance is therefore relevant for all Humanitarian Clusters and their partners. Cross-cutting themes and other Sectors Global English
IASC Interim Briefing Note on adressing Mental Health and Psychosocial  Aspects of COVID-19 outbreak Summarizes key mental health and psychosocial support considerations in relation to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Cross-cutting themes and other Sectors Global English
UNHCR Selection Health Infrastructure Covid 19 Provides guidance to the field relating to the use of existing structures and temporary infrastructure options for health services relating to COVID 19. Cross-cutting themes and other Sectors Global English
Community Action Guide COVID19 (IFRC, UNICEF, WHO) Portuguese Este documento sugere acções fundamentais sobre como a sua comunidade pode permanecer segura e retardar a propagação de COVID-19, particularmente para contextos em que as autoridades locais lhe possam ter pedido para manter a distância física ou ficar em casa. Community Action  Global Portuguese
Community Action Guide COVID19 (IFRC, UNICEF, WHO) Suggests key actions on how your community can stay safe and slow down the spread of COVID-19, particularly for contexts where you might have been asked by your local authorities to maintain physical distance or stay home. Community Action  Global English
Humanitarian cash transfers in the response to Covid-19 Recommendation for the distributions of cash in light of Covid-19 Cash Global English
Bangladesh Recommendations Ditributions Covid19 Recommendation for distributions in light of Covid-19 Distributions Bangladesh English
John Hopkins Study Rohingya Refugee Camp - Covid-19 Novel Coronavirus: Projecting the impact in Rohingya refugee camps and beyond Collective Centers, Hotels, Camp-like settings Bangladesh - Rohyngya English
Burkina Faso Sitrep n23 Covid19 Situation Report Situation Report Burkina Faso French
Burkina Faso Guide_operationnel_preparation_reponse_covid19 Ce document essaie de guider les opérations des partenaires du Cluster Abris au Burkina Faso sur le terrain en assurant leur
planification et leur réponse opérationnelle envisage des actions critiques pour minimiser le risque de transmission de COVID-19 dans les populations affectées par la crise d’insécurité du pays.
Preparedness and Response Planning Burkina Faso French
DRC Shelter Communique Covid-19 Recommandations internes au Cluster Abris RD Congo relatives au Coronavirus – COVID-19 Key messages DRC French
Recommendations Cluster Abris Covid-19 Recommandations du Cluster Abris RDC dans la mise en œuvre des activités en Abris et en AME relatives au COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Planning DRC French
Poster de sensibilitation Key Messages Poster Key Messages  DRC Lingala
Dépliant de sensibilisation Key Messages Poster Key Messages  DRC Lingala
Poster de sensibilitation Key Messages Poster Key Messages  DRC Swahili
Dépliant de sensibilisation Key Messages Poster Key Messages  DRC Swahili
Poster de sensibilitation Key Messages Poster Key Messages  DRC Français
Dépliant de sensibilisation Key Messages Poster Key Messages  DRC Français
COVID-19 Outbreak Preparedness and Response Operations in IDP Camps as of 19 April 2020 Preparedness and Response Planning Iraq English
Construction Site Safety Protocol for Covid-19 contexts COVID-19 Outbreak, operational instructions to mitigate the risks during rehabilitation works Preparedness and Response Planning Iraq English
Nigeria Interim Guidelines Shelter NFI, CCCM- Covid19 CCCM, Shelter and NFI Sector Guidelines on Covid-19. Preparedness and Response Planning Preparedness and Response Planning Nigeria English
GPC COVID19 Advocay Evictions The urgent case for a moratorium on evictions. Against Evictions - Advocacy paper Somalia English
South Sudan Operational Guidance Covid-19 FAQ: COVID‐19 specific considerations in relation to PoCs and displacement sites within South Sudan with active Camp Management services. Collective Centers, Hotels, Camp-like settings South Sudan English
Syria Recommendations: Long-term Shelter Covid-19 Provides guidance on shelter repair and rehabilitation to minimize the risk of exposure of personnel, partners and beneficiaries to Covid-19. Shelter repair and rehabilitation Syria English
Syria Recommendations: Long-term Shelter Covid-19   Shelter repair and rehabilitation Syria Arabic
Syria Recommendations NFI Eshelter - Covid19 Provides guidance on NFI and emergency shelter distributions/installation to minimize the risk of exposure of personnel, partners and beneficiaries to Covid-19. Distributions NFIs/E-shelter  Syria English
Syria Recommendations: NFIs, E-shelter (arabic) Covid19   Distributions NFIs/E-shelter  Syria Arabic
COVID19 - SNFI Cluster recommendations for NW Syria_20200324 Recommendations for Shelter and NFI activities in the context of the Covid-19 outbreak. Collective Centers, Hotels, Camp-like settings Syria English
Syria Recommendations - Collective Shelters Covid19 Provides guidance for collective shelters repair and rehabilitation programs to minimize the risk of exposure of personnel, partners and beneficiaries to Covid-19. Collective Centers, Hotels, Camp-like settings Syria English
Syria ESNFI Guidelines COVID19   Collective Centers, Hotels, Camp-like settings Syria Arabic
Ukraine Response strategy for the COVID-19 Ukraine Shelter Cluster Emergency Shelter and NFI Cluster in Ukraine recommendations to cluster partners. Preparedness and Response Planning Ukraine English
Venezuela Action Points Shelter Energy NFI-Covid19 Outlines the overall strategy for Shelter, Energy and NFI Cluster and highlights action points to be taken by partner organisations, UN agencies and relevant stakeholders to support the COVID-19 emergency. Preparedness and Response Planning Venezuela English
Venezuela Key Response Messages Covid-19 Mensajes clave para la respuesta al Covid-19 Alojamineto; Articulos Domesticos; Transporte Humanitario Preparedness and Response Planning Venezuela Spanish
Prevention Measures for COVID19 Key Messages Poster Key Messages Yemen Arabic
Ways for transferring COVID19 Covid-19 Informational poster Key Messages Yemen Arabic
COVID19 Home Isolation Key Messages Video on Home Isolation in Arabic. Key Messages Yemen Arabic
YGUSSWP Guide: COVID-19 Precautionary Recommendations for Distributions Temporary Precautionary Recommendations for
Shelter and NFIs Distribution Activities in the
Context of Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Distributions NFIs/E-shelter  Yemen English
Symptoms for COVID19 Covid-19 Informational poster Key Messages Yemen Arabic
Greetings Alternatives Greetings Alternative Poster in Arabic Key Messages Yemen Arabic
COVID 19 Messaging 1 Key Messages in Arabic Key Messages Yemen Arabic
COVID19 Messaging 2 Key Messages in Arabic Key Messages Yemen Arabic
COVID19 Messaging 3 Key Messages in Arabic Key Messages Yemen Arabic
COVID19 Messaging 4 Key Messages in Arabic Key Messages Yemen Arabic
COVID19 Messaging 5 Key Messages in Arabic Key Messages Yemen Arabic
COVID19 Messaging 6 Key Messages in Arabic Key Messages Yemen Arabic
COVID19 Messaging 7 Key Messages in Arabic Key Messages Yemen Arabic
COVID19 Messaging 8 Key Messages in Arabic Key Messages Yemen Arabic

 

 

 

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