This briefing note from IFRC provides background knowledge on the MHPSS aspects related to COVID-19 and suggests MHPSS activities that can be implemented. These messages can be helpful for those in contact with patients or relatives and those who feel the strain of working and living during the pandemic. The briefing is for those working in any capacity with people affected by COVID-19 and for MHPSS responders who implement activities and interventions for anyone affected.
This website is made possible by the support of the American People through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under the READY initiative. READY (not an acronym) is supported by USAID’s Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) and is led by Save the Children in partnership with the Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health, the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, UK-Med, EcoHealth Alliance, and Mercy Malaysia. The contents of this website are the sole responsibility of Save the Children. The information provided on this website does not necessarily reflect the views of USAID, any or all consortium partners, or the United States Government, and is not official U.S. Government information.