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Sector(s): Health
Author: Hayfa Hamed
Location: Qatar
Collection Type: Operation

Qatar Charity headquarters and branches throughout the country and its field offices worldwide continue to execute its urgent plans to contribute to the efforts of the State of Qatar and the international bodies concerned to curb the Covid-2019 outbreak by taking several additional precautionary and preventive steps.Qatar Charity has trained employees and workers in the practice of personal hygiene, following instructions issued by the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) and facilitated online credit and debit card donations through the website and the app (www.qch.qa/app).The collection of in-kind donations for the Tayf initiative, such as clothing, toys and furniture, has been suspended and all activities and events organized by the various Qatar Charity Centers for Community Development were cancelled.Furthermore, Qatar Charity translated awareness leaflets into seven Asian languages and distributed them to workers, especially drivers and domestic workers.Qatar Charity has previously called on citizens and residents to volunteer to support civil society, to respond quickly to any kind of emergency at any time, and to benefit from the capabilities of volunteers for community service.With regard to its field offices around the world, Qatar Charity has developed a contingency plan in support of the local and global health campaigns to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).Through its office in Pakistan, Qatar Charity launched an awareness campaign to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), targeting all the beneficiaries of its projects, programs, and activities carried out in the country, especially orphans. In addition, the office has implemented a contingency plan for its employees.The launch of the campaign came to encourage the targeted people to take preventive and precautionary measures to protect themselves and others against Covid-19.  The office has also prepared awareness brochures and posters in local languages to be displayed at all field offices and project sites, in addition to conducting awareness sessions for its staff on a regular basis. It has also developed information, education and communication (IEC) materials to make society, especially orphans, aware of taking preventive and precautionary measures, by following the comprehensive guidelines issued by the National Institute of Health (NIH) of Pakistan.  In Bangladesh, Qatar Charity’s office has taken many precautionary measures for its employees and supporters at the field level, urging them to take preventive measures against coronavirus. The office also advised to take all adequate measures to maintain the safety of the orphans within the framework of their comprehensive care. The employees use masks inside and outside the office, and are urged to wash their hands with soap and water, and cover their nose and mouth with a clean tissue when coughing and sneezing, in addition to taking other preventive measures.

This Collection is monitored daily to identify new and updated materials.

This Collection contains technical guidelines from leading global institutions to support the operation of WASH practicionees responding to the Covid-19 virus. Current guidance comes from the Norfolk County Council and Public Health England, UNICEF, Wash'em, WHO.

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This Collection is part of an on-going series of linked Collections of operational guidance on responding to Covid-19. Some documents are available in both English and French, others in Spanish.

You might find other helpful collections on supporting healthcare systems that are not specific to Covid-19 below, on WASH and the elderly or schools, health and shelter, medical supply chains.

FRENCH FOLLOWS

Cette collection est mise à jour quotidiennement pour être complétée par les tout derniers documents disponibles.

Cette Collection contient des directives techniques venant des principales institutions mondiales pour soutenir les opérations en EHA (eau, hygiène et assainissement) dans le cadre de la réponse au Covid-19. Les documents actuels proviennent de : Norfolk County Council and Public Health England, UNICEF, Wash'em, OMS.

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Cette collection fait partie d'une série de Collections de guides opérationnels sur la réponse au COVID-19. Certains documents sont disponibles en anglais et en français, d'autres en espagnol.

Sector(s): Health
Author: Bastien Debiève
Location: All Countries
Collection Type: Organisation

This Collection is monitored daily to identify new and updated materials.

This Collection contains technical guidelines from leading global institutions to support the operation of medical centres responding to the Covid-19 virus. Current guidance comes from the European Center for disease prevention and control, Centre Hospitalier de Grenoble, Elsevier, Health Protection Surveillance Center, Public Health England, Stadt Essen and the World Health Organisation.

Please send suggestions for additional content for this Collection to info@humanitarianlibrary.org, or create your own Collection on the Library!

This Collection is part of an on-going series of linked Collections of operational guidance on responding to Covid-19. Some documents are available in both English and French, one in German.

You might find other helpful collections on supporting healthcare systems that are not specific to Covid-19 below, on WASH and the elderly or schools, health and shelter, medical supply chains.

FRENCH FOLLOWS

Cette collection est mise à jour quotidiennement pour être complétée par les tout derniers documents disponibles.

Cette Collection contient des directives techniques venant des principales institutions mondiales pour soutenir le fonctionnement des centres médicaux répondant au virus Covid-19. Les documents actuels proviennent du Centre européen de prévention et de contrôle des maladies, du Centre Hospitalier de Grenoble, de la ville d'Essen, d’Elsevier, du Health Protection Surveillance Center, de Public Health England et de l’Organisation mondiale de la santé.

Veuillez envoyer des suggestions de contenu supplémentaire pour cette collection à info@humanitarianlibrary.org, ou créez votre propre collection sur la bibliothèque!

Cette collection fait partie d'une série de Collections de guides opérationnels sur la réponse au COVID-19.Certains documents sont disponibles en anglais et en français, l'un en allemand.

Vous pouvez trouver ci-dessous d'autres collections qui ne sont pas dédiées au Covid-19 ci-dessous, sur l'eau, l'hygiène et l'assainissement pour les personnes âgées et les écoles, la santé et les conditions d'abri et les chaines d'approvisionnement en matériel de santé.

Author: Amelia Grauer
Location: All Countries
Collection Type: Thematic

The Environmental Sustainability: CCCM Collection collates resources from CARE, EHA Connect, UNHCR, and others which discuss the relationship between CCCM and Environmental Sustainability in Humanitarian contexts. This Collection contains guidelines, fact sheets, and case studies to aid humanitarian practitioners on incorporating environmental sustainability in natural disasters and/or conflict settings. This Collection is an integral part of a wider Channel about environmental sustainability.

Author: Alkholoud Zetouneh
Location: All Countries
Collection Type: Thematic

The WASH Environmental Collection collates resources from UNICEF, USAID, WASH Alliance International, WaterAid, and others which disucss the relationship between WASH and Environmental Sustainability in Humanitarian Contexts. This Collections contains guidelines, fact sheets, case studies, and briefing notes to aid humanitarian practitioners on incorporating environmental sustainability in natural disaster or conflicts settings. This collection is an integral part of a wider channel about Environmental Sustainability. 

Sector(s): HIV/AIDS
Author: Amanda Haynes
Collection Type: Thematic

This collection focuses on the effects of HIV and AIDS on children in conflict and post-conflict situations. Resources are from organizations such as Avert, Reliefweb, UNICEF, and others. They offer information pertaining to testing and diagnosing the disease, as well as the consequences of armed conflict, barriers to testing and treatment, the role of emergencies on the crises, and pathways of advocacy.

This Collection focuses on how women and children are affected by HIV/AIDS in conflict and post-conflict situations. The resources herein acknowledge the vulnerability of women and children and examine how situations such as rape, GBV, and conflicts can increase the risks of HIV/AIDS. 

Sector(s): Education
Author: Amanda Haynes
Collection Type: Training

This collection presents a set of free online courses related to management and leadership. They are published by Alison, DisasterReady,  and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), ETH Zurich, nadel. 

Sector(s): Education
Author: Amanda Haynes
Collection Type: Training

This collection provides a range of free online courses related to monitoring and evaluation in humanitarian settings. They are published by ALNAP, DisasterReady, OCHA, UNEP, and UNICEF.

Sector(s): Education
Author: Amanda Haynes
Collection Type: Training

This collection presents a set of free online courses related to the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and innovation in humanitarian settings. The courses cover various topics including ecosystems, the environment, climate change, public health, non-communicable diseases, and sustainable peacebuilding. They are published by various e-learning platforms such as ATHA, Coursera, PHAP,  UNICEF, and UNITAR.

Sector(s): Education
Author: Amanda Haynes
Collection Type: Training

This Collection is intended to provide a unique set of free online courses and training related to humanitarian settings. These free online courses are mainly directed to various humanitarians and practitioners covering different topics such as financial management, cash and voucher assistance, market analysis, communication, civil-military coordination, global health, and other training courses about the pricniples of UN Women. They are published in 2019 by various e-learning platforms such as CaLP, CDAC, DisasterReady, IFRC, and UN Women. 

Sector(s): Education, Protection
Author: Alkholoud Zetouneh
Location: All Countries
Collection Type: Training

This collection provides a group of free online courses and training programs about the protection of vulnerable groups and the basics of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) to humanitarian practitioners. These online courses give participants the chance to gain theoretical and practical knowledge of the protection cluster and human rights. They are published by Coursera, DisasterReady, edX, Humanitarian Leadership Academy, ICRC, IOM, PHAP, The Alliance and UNHCR. 

This collection provides a group of free online courses and training programs related to humanitarian essentials and principels. They are published by DisasterReady, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and UNOCHA. 

Sector(s): Education, Food Security
Author: Alkholoud Zetouneh
Location: All Countries
Collection Type: Training

This collection presents a set of e-learning platforms providing free online courses and trainings in the field of food security and nutrition in humanitarian settings. They are published in 2019 by Coursera, FutureLearn and WFP. 

Sector(s): Education
Author: Alkholoud Zetouneh
Location: All Countries
Collection Type: Training

This collection presents a group of e-learning platforms providing free online courses and training related to the field of safety, security and staff care in humanitarian settings. The are published in 2019 by various free online platforms such as ADRA, FORS & SALANGA, AKDA, Building Better Response, Class Central, DisasterReady, edX, Global CCCM Cluster Learning, Peace Operation Training Institute, The Alliance E-Learning, Human Rights Careers, Sphere and Urban Good Practice. 

Author: Alkholoud Zetouneh
Location: All Countries
Collection Type: Training

This collection of free e-learning platforms and courses pertain to the topic of shelter. They are aimed at humanitarian practioners hoping to expand their knowledge of the shelter and settlement sector. Resources come from DisasterReady and Global CCCM Cluster Learning

Author: Alkholoud Zetouneh
Location: All Countries
Collection Type: Training

This collection of e-learning resources contains free courses pertaining to WASH. From the DisasterReady website, these are courses centered on an introduction to WASH, promotion of WASH management and technical project managment. 

Author: Alkholoud Zetouneh
Location: All Countries
Collection Type: Training

This collection presents a free e-learning platform providing online courses and training related to CCCM. These courses are provided by Global CCCM Cluster. 

Sector(s): HIV/AIDS
Author: Amanda Haynes
Collection Type: Thematic

This is a collection on HIV and AIDS in conflict and post- conflict situations, it examines the negative effects of humanitarian crises such as conflict and displacement on people living with HIV and AIDS as well as their increased vulnerability to HIV and AIDS. This collection is comprised of resources from organizations like UNAIDS, USAID, PEPFAR, UNICEF/UNHCR,IASC and ECHO.

Sector(s): Age
Author: Amanda Haynes
Collection Type: Thematic

This collection includes materials related to elderly people's mental and sociopsychological needs in humanitarian contexts. Often overshadowed in mainstream literature, these materials address the sociopsychological needs of seniors, especially in times of crises, disasters, and in areas lacking coherent policies for those affected. These resources are published by CMHS, Cogent Social Science, HelpAge, Age Action, FAO, the International Federation on Aging, Global Alzheimer’s & Dementia Action Alliance, Alzheimer’s Disease International, and Alzheimer’s Pakistan. This Collection completes the series of available collections for elderly in the Humanitarian Library and is part of a broader Channel on this topic entitled Elderly in Humanitarian Emergencies.

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