From Ebola and Cholera to COVID: How lessons from Past Epidemics inform a better COVID-19 Response

August 6, 2021

This document summarizes lessons from CARE’s long experience of providing assistance in public health crises, particularly the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the Haitian cholera outbreak. In situations of crisis, the document outlines key principles guiding a non-profit response in terms of organizational readiness, leadership, community engagement, people, partnerships, communications, MEAL, and program activities. A useful document for non-profit leaders planning response and recovery measures for their organisations.


Marginalized Migrant Families in Cities who have lost livelihoods during COVID-19

To ensure that Migrant families do not go hungry and are taken care of, have the right information and are guided; with their panic and anxiety addressed and are protected from COVID-19, Swasti is address 3 immediate requirements to protect migrant families – Ration Kits, Hygiene kits and home quarantine kits

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By enrolling you can contribute to and benefit from this collaboration. Also, do encourage other organisations and experts to join hands with us. The key benefits of being part of the collaborative is access to people, resources, financing & partnerships and the ability to make a greater collective impact.

COVIDActionCollab is not merely an aggregation of partners, but is an aggregation of capacities, through which we have developed key high impact initiatives. We have drawn upon our one year’s experience at CAC and engagement with our large constituency of partners to put together a menu of initiatives for funders/investors to support which will save lives and livelihoods, and enable vulnerable communities to 'bounce forward’. Support these initiatives to build resilient communities