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UNHCR Key Activities for COVID-19 Preparedness and Response (UNHCR, 2020)

Publisher: UNHCR Year: 2020 Description: The following is a breakdown of key considerations for COVID-19 preparedness and response to support regional and country operations in planning and resource mobilization. These are based on WHO technical guidelines and UNHCR guidance for operations and where relevant operation or site level outbreak preparedness and response plans.

Handwashing with Soap for Coronavirus Prevention (WASH’EM 2020)

This resource reminds us the simple act of handwashing with soap remains the best defense against coronavirus, other outbreak pathogens and common global killers such as diarrhoeal diseases and respiratory infections. In this guide we give you practical tips for how to encourage community-level handwashing behaviour with the aim of controlling and preventing the spread of the coronavirus.

Scaling up COVID-19 Outbreak Readiness and Response in Camps and Camp Based Settings

This Interim Guidance 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. The Guidance is developed in alignment with the WHO COVID-19 Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan.

Hand Hygiene Self Assessment Checklist for Healthcare Facilities (WHO, 2010)

The Hand Hygiene Self-Assessment Framework is a systematic tool with which to obtain a situation analysis of hand hygiene promotion and practices within an individual health-care facility. The Hand Hygiene Self-Assessment Framework is a systematic tool with which to obtain a situation analysis of hand hygiene promotion and practices within an individual health-care facility.

WASH Webinar on COVID-19- (UNHCR, 2020)

This webinar summarizes UNHCR operational messages on WASH preparedness and response to COVID-19.