Religious leaders throughout Bangladesh – including in the Rohingya refugee camps – have agreed to play a key role in the battle against the COVID-19 virus.
n many countries, efforts to contain COVID-19 have resulted in an economic recession, pushing millions out of their jobs, and creating previously unprecedented unemployment in many countries worldwide. In addition to the millions of people infected by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), hundreds of thousands have died—and will die—from COVID-19.
This document and risk assessment tool provides practical guidance and recommendations to support the special role of religious leaders, faith-based organizations, and faith communities in COVID-19 education, preparedness, and response.
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Breakthrough-ACTION activities in Indonesia will focus on providing assistance to the overall RCCE Coordinating Task Force to finalize strategy and develop the mapping of activities by themes and geographic areas.
Translators without Borders (TWB)is identifying key terminology that people use to talk about COVID-19 as well as commonly-used technical terms to develop a multilingual, plain-language glossary.
Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria facilitated video recordings of religous leaders (Christian and Muslim) in its intervention states in Nigeria. The recordings focused on COVID-19 preventive messages to bolster the adherence of the guidelines of the NCDC in containing the pandemic.
These social media cards include messages on how to celebrate the Ramadan at home while still practicing physical distancing. These social media cards were shared through the Facebook Page of the Department of Health.
These social media cards include messages on how to celebrate the Holy Week at home while still practicing physical distancing. It also provided tips on how to make DIY Palm Leaves for Palm Sunday. These social media cards were shared through the Facebook Page of the Department of Health.