Interim Guidance on Scaling-up COVID-19 Outbreak in Readiness and Response Operations in Camps and Camp-like Settings (jointly developed by IFRC, IOM, UNHCR and WHO)

Author/s: Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Secretariat
Language: English
Publication Type: Manual/ Training guide(External)

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This interim guidance addresses specific needs and considerations required in humanitarian situations, including camps and camp-like settings and the surrounding host communities, in scaling-up readiness and response operations for the COVID-19 outbreak through effective multi-sectoral partnership. This is intended for field coordinators, camp managers, and public health personnel, as well as national and local governments and the wider humanitarian community working in humanitarian situations. In the context of this interim guidance, the people in humanitarian situations affected by this guidance may include internally displaced persons, host communities, asylum seekers, refugees and returnees, and migrants when in similar situations.

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