09 April 2020

Round-up: COVID-19 - Pt. 2

Reports & guidance:

Considerations & Options for Connected Education: COVID-19 Response - How to Ensure Refugees Benefit from National Virtual Learning Responses (UNHCR, April 2020) [text]
- See also related LERRN story on measures taken in Jordan.

COVID-19 Guidance to Import Goods for Humanitarian Operators (IASC, April 2020) [text]

COVID-19 in Humanitarian Crises: A Double Emergency (International Rescue Committee, April 2020) [text]

"COVID-19 in Humanitarian Settings and Lessons Learned from Past Epidemics," Nature Medicine, 8 April 2020 [full-text]

From Pandemics to Poverty: Hotspots of Vulnerability in Times of Crisis, Briefing Paper (ODI, April 2020) [text]
- See also related Order from Chaos blog post and New Humanitarian story on urban poor.

Handbook of COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment (First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University, March 2020) [text via ALNAP]

Information Sheet: COVID-19 Measures Related to Asylum and Migration across Europe (ECRE, April 2020) [text]

Protecting the Most Vulnerable in Society: Migration and COVID-19, Briefing Paper, no. 95 (Solidar, April 2020) [text via ReliefWeb]

Reinforce, Reinforce, Reinforce: Localization in the COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response (ICVA, March 2020) [text]
- See also related news release.

Syria, the EU-Turkey Deal, and Migration Policies in the Age of COVID19, Issue Brief (Rice Univ., March 2020) [text]

The Virus: Class Dimensions of Mobility and Immobility (Robin Cohen, April 2020) [text]


COVID-19 in Latin America: Tackling Health Care & Other Impacts for Vulnerable Migrant Populations, Webinar, 2 April 2020 [access]
- Follow link for audio recording.

"The End of Asylum? The New COVID-19 Border Rules," Immigration Short-Takes: Mobility in the Time of COVID-19 (Zolberg Institute) [access]
- Follow link for interview.


Expert Analysis of COVID-19’s Impact on Refugees and Other Forced Migrants (Kaldor Centre) [access]
- "The Kaldor Centre is creating this online hub to examine COVID-19 and displacement, with expert commentary and analysis from refugees, scholars, practitioners and others. In our dedicated COVID-19 space, you will find insights, reflections, ideas – and hopes – about the world’s response to the pandemic." For more info, read the centre's "watching brief."

ICVA Resource Page [access]
- "This page has a collection of guidelines, tools, statements, papers and useful links which are relevant to the current COVID-19 pandemic."

IHSA Humanitarian Blogs Selection [access]
- "On this page, you can find a list of our suggested “Top 30” blogs from the Humanitarian sector. This blog repository is complemented with our bi-monthly newsletter in which we spread our selection of the best articles from these blogs in the last two months."

Related post:
Round-up: COVID-19 - Pt. 1 (9 April 2020)

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