We are Elrha, a force for change in the humanitarian community. The research and innovation we support equips the humanitarian community with the knowledge of what works, so people affected by crises get the right help when they need it most.
Our purpose is clear: to empower the humanitarian community to improve humanitarian response. We make this happen by supporting and championing the outcomes of robust research and proven innovations.
We empower the humanitarian community. Find out how we can support you...

As COVID-19 continues to spread across many countries, there is new information every day about how the situation is changing.

Many organisations are creating and sharing resources to support response efforts to COVID-19, so we’ve pulled some of them together here to support your work.

We will continue to add to this page. Got something to share, or have you seen something we should include? Get in touch: info@elrha.org.

Key resources from the community


The New Humanitarian

CDAC Network (Communicating with Disaster Affected Communities)

Reliefweb

ALNAP

Kaya and Save the Children

  • Their COVID-19 Learning Pathway aims to enable humanitarians, including local responders, to be best equipped to respond to COVID-19.

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

Researchers at LSHTM are supporting humanitarian actors to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • They have developed a free online course looking at how to respond to coronavirus.
  • They have published a viewpoint on realistic options for managing COVID-19 in low-income and crisis settings.
  • They are assisting humanitarian actors by offering no-cost advice on response strategies and technical guidelines, and supporting evaluation of response options using mathematical modelling (real-time outputs are available here).

Nuffield Council on Bioethics

Funds for NGOs

HelpAge International

National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine

Gender-Based Violence (GBV) resources

  • The Gender-Based Violence Area of Responsibility (GBV AoR) has collated several resources specifically addressing coronavirus (COVID-19) and GBV.
  • The Gender-Based Violence Community of Practice (GBV CoP) has also created a COVID-19 Dropbox folder full of helpful resources.

UKCDR

ODI

COVID-19 and the Core Humanitarian Standard

International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA)

Humanitarian Healthcare Ethics

MIND

The uncertainty and disruption of COVID-19 can cause additional stress and anxiety.

 

Key resources from us

Mitigating Operational Challenges in Humanitarian Health Research

Our recently-published Mitigating Operational Challenges in Humanitarian Health Research report looks at challenges our funded research teams have faced and solutions they adopted, providing practical guidance and suggestions for anyone undertaking research in emergency settings. Many of these challenges are likely to be similar to those faced during the COVID-19 outbreak. We have also produced a series of easy-to-read briefing sheets (available under the Briefing Sheet section) which summarise the most common challenges, impacts and mitigating strategies.

Read our report

Report Disability & Older Age Inclusion, Water, sanitation & hygiene

Rapid review of disability and older age inclusion in WASH

Briefing Note Evidence Review

Study Component Challenges briefing sheet

Briefing Note Evidence Review

Study Setting Challenges briefing sheet

Briefing Note Evidence Review

Ethical Challenges briefing sheet

Briefing Note Evidence Review

Partnership Coordination Challenges briefing sheet

Briefing Note Evidence Review

Staffing Challenges briefing sheet

Briefing Note Evidence Review

Study Population Challenges briefing sheet

Image: Two World Vision employees with clipboards crouch next to a local community leader.

Credit: Nancy Vollmer, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

Related Funding Opportunities

Subscribe to our newsletters....

Subscribe
 
Elrha © 2018 - 2020 Elrha is a registered charity in England and Wales (1177110).
Elrha Please upgrade your browser

You are seeing this because you are using a browser that is not supported. The Elrha website is built using modern technology and standards. We recommend upgrading your browser with one of the following to properly view our website:

Windows Mac

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of browsers. We also do not intend to recommend a particular manufacturer's browser over another's; only to suggest upgrading to a browser version that is compliant with current standards to give you the best and most secure browsing experience.