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Initiatives from the field

Several civil society organizations including NGOs, collectives, networks, social enterprises, movements have put in their best efforts to respond to the crisis and sought to ease the burden of the myriad challenges COVID-19 has confronted us with. These responses have been responsive to local needs, evolving locally relevant solutions which have the potential to be scaled up.

Initiatives from the Field collates such efforts to support shared learning of actions to deal with COVID-19.

Initiatives from the Field collate specific efforts of different civil society organizations for shared learning of actions to deal with COVID-19.



Country-wide Initiatives



State-level Initiatives



District-level Initiatives



Local-level Initiatives



What can you do?

Living in an urban or rural neighborhood, confined to one’s home due to the curfew, yet reading about and hearing about all the suffering and challenges being faced by our fellow travelers in this journey of life, sometimes makes one feel completely helpless. This section provides an insight into things people have done with simple resources available to them that all of us can try at home and contribute to the larger cause

This section provides an insight into things people have done with simple resources available to them that all of us can try at home and contribute to the larger cause.



Make your own mask!



Helping NGOs: Disaster management
teams in your community



Families: Who needs your help?



Helping NGOs: Relief measures in other communities



Helping NGOs: Fundraising



Voices of Young Volunteers



Please Note

a. Don’t Forward contacts received over Whatsapp without personally validating the contact details and understanding the requirements of the relief agency and trying it out for at least few families. Remember, success is not by forwarding a number, but by ensuring you follow through the process until the needy household gets the dry ration or cooked food.

Government Policies and Programs

Government of India and state governments have initiated several policies and programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Government Policies and Programs is populated with material on key government initiatives and resources that will help you understand what the government is doing, why and where. It is organized by target group for easy navigation.



Legal Provisions



Migrants



State Policies



Technical Guidelines



Travel Advisories



Finance/Insurance



Additional Resources

Learning Resources

COVID-19 19 is a crisis of the present yet it reminds us of lessons learnt from the past as well as raises a host of questions for the future. It has unveiled several aspects of a public health crisis to grapple with i.e. social, economic, political, ecological, epidemiological, medical and many more. It is clearly the time to inform, learn and reflect collectively through shared resources to not only fathom this crisis but for our lessons in the future.

Learning Resources takes the readers to select academic contributions on COVID-19!



Public Health Response



Socio-Political Perspectives



Impact on Labour



Stories and Struggles

Infographics

Azim Premji University’s translation team has translated a variety of information related to COVID 19. The same can be accessed below

MOHFW Do's & Don't's
W3Schools

a.English

W3Schools

b.Kannada

W3Schools

c.Hindi



WHO Do's & Don't's

Kannada




Hindi



AIIMS Information Booklet
W3Schools

a.English

W3Schools

b.Kannada

W3Schools

c.Hindi


Coping with stress during the 2019-nCov outbreak
W3Schools

a.English

W3Schools

b.Kannada

W3Schools

c.Hindi


Helping children cope with stress during the 2019-nCov outbreak
W3Schools

a.English

W3Schools

b.Kannada

W3Schools

c.Hindi


Responses - Schemes and interventions

English




Kannada




Hindi





How to make masks at home - Kannada

Kannada