The Pan American Health Organization together with WHO has published a guide for leaders in which the key messages and communication on COVID-19 are discussed.
Crisis + Emergency Risk Communication published a handy guide on how to handle an Infectious Disease Outbreak.
“Women, the elderly, adolescents, youth, and children, persons with disabilities, indigenous populations, refugees, migrants, and minorities experience the highest degree
of socio-economic marginalization. Marginalized people become even more vulnerable in emergencies. This is due to factors such as their lack of access to effective surveillance and early-warning systems, and health services. The COVID-19 outbreak is predicted to have significant impacts on various sectors.
The populations most at risk are those that:
This guide was developed under the lead of UN Women and Translators Without Borders.
Risk Communication and Community Engagement Guidance (WHO): This document provides WHO checklists for risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) readiness and initial response for novel coronaviruses. Targeted to national actors, but some planning information applicable for local communicators as well.