• NEW PUBLISHED RESEARCH

    What are the drivers of success for community-based surveillance systems? Learn more in READY’s article in BMJ Public Health.

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  • Integration Stories

    Discover some of the trends, successes, and challenges to integrated humanitarian activities during an outbreak in READY’s new series.

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  • Online courses for WASH and Nutrition

    READY’s new eLearning courses—”WASH in Epidemics” and “Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Remote Counseling”—are now available on the Humanitarian Leadership Academy’s Kaya platform.

    WASH in EpidemicsIYCF Remote Counseling
  • RCCE Readiness Kit

    Are you or your teams looking for preparedness and response messaging related to monkeypox? The Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) Readiness Kit’s “Messaging Guide: Prevention and Response to Epidemics and Pandemics” includes messages relevant to monkeypox. The Kit includes a variety of key readiness tools that can be adapted for any type of outbreak.

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  • OUTBREAK READY! AWARD-WINNING DIGITAL SIMULATION

    Strengthen your outbreak readiness skills and knowledge! Designed for national and international NGOs responding to humanitarian emergencies, this serious game illuminates the complex nature of a humanitarian outbreak response. Available in English, French, and Spanish.

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What is READY?

The READY initiative is strengthening the capacity of non-governmental organizations to respond to major infectious disease outbreaks.

Link to: Integrated Framework

New Story Series

These new stories (with narrative video and written case studies) share successful examples of integrated action for better community health outcomes in humanitarian settings during outbreaks.

Link to: Integrated Framework

Online Courses

READY’s new eLearning courses—WASH in Epidemics and IYCF Remote Counseling—are now available on the Humanitarian Leadership Academy’s Kaya platform.

Link to: Integrated Framework

RCCE Readiness Kit

This new Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) Readiness Kit, “Communicating with Communities in Epidemics and Pandemics,” guides users through outbreak preparedness and response phases and readiness actions, with links to practical implementation tools.

Link to: Webinars

OUTBREAK READY! AWARD-WINNING DIGITAL SIMULATION

Strengthen your outbreak readiness skills and knowledge! Designed for national and international NGOs responding to humanitarian emergencies, this serious game illuminates the complex nature of a humanitarian outbreak response. Available in English, French, and Spanish.

More Resources for Outbreak Readiness

Webinars

READY webinars are facilitated conversations relevant to COVID-19 planning and response, featuring experts from academic institutions and implementing organizations

Curated Collections

READY’s selection of websites and repositories of critical COVID-19 guidelines and materials

READY Updates by Email

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