Community engagement is vital during the Coronavirus pandemic. Oxfam’s experience of working in humanitarian contexts, and in the recent Ebola and Zika outbreaks, has shown that the best way to respond is to:
- Build trust in communities and services
- Understand community perspectives and share information
- Work with communities to determine how to keep people safe
This set of three resources captures good practice for community engagement during epidemics in a guidance note, a helpful checklist and a tip sheet for community engagement when access to communities may be restricted.
For further information and resources, please visit oxfamwash.org.
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