In this factsheet Reuters Institute & University of Oxford identify some of the main types, sources, and claims of COVID-19 misinformation seen so far. We analyse a sample of 225 pieces of misinformation rated false or misleading by fact-checkers and published in English between January and the end of March 2020, drawn from a collection of fact-checks maintained by First Draft.
The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) component of an RCCE program must be considered, planned and budgeted for from the onset of the communication response. In the initial phase, M&E should focus on developing simple, use-oriented and flexible systems that can be adjusted to the changing context.
The IFRC has created this “Risk communication and community engagement strategy for Africa” document. Access here: https://www.communityengagementhub.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2020/03/RCCE-CORONAVIRUS-STRATEGY-AFRICA-FINAL.pdf