This website provides news and updates about the COVID-19 pandemic from United Nations partners and international humanitarians. Emergency funding, coordination, and ensuring safe and effective humanitarian operations are highlighted. An infographic shows the COVID-19 pandemic in locations with a Humanitarian Response.
Database of disability and inclusion information resources
You can search the resource database by using the categories to the left or by typing a title, author or keywords in the search box above. Alternatively, you can browse the most recent resources below.
In the light of the COVID19 pandemic and with the aim to support a disability-inclusive response to the crisis, International Disability Alliance (IDA) has launched this hub-page to share the most recent updates and resources as they become available.
Links are provided to resources from IDA members, partners, by disability constituency, by United Nations system and by country. Recommendations are also available.
Inclusion International network is mobilizing to create resources and support to help reach people with intellectual disabilities concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. Information is provided for different countries and communities with some being in accessible formats.
A collection of resources for people with intellectual disabilities concerning the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The collection includes "Easy to read" information in many different European languages, a video of 5 ways to keep safe and a list of resources in various European countries.
WHO is gathering the latest scientific findings and knowledge on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and compiling it in a database.
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, INGSA has created this information hub to aggregate and share the resources and discussions relating to how science advice and evidence functions in emergencies
A list of educational applications, platforms and resources aiming to help parents, teachers, schools and school administrators facilitate student learning and provide social care and interaction during periods of school closure. Most of the solutions curated are free and many cater to multiple languages. While these solutions do not carry UNESCO’s explicit endorsement, they tend to have a wide reach, a strong user-base and evidence of impact. They are categorized based on distance learning needs, but most of them offer functionalities across multiple categories.
These resources have been collected to support the provision of education in places affected by COVID-19.
Collections provided are: key educational resources; advocacy; child friendly resources; child protection; coordination; country response plans; distance learning; early childhood education; gender; guidance for schools; guidance for teachers; guidance for parents and caregivers; health nutrition and WASH; inclusion; mental health and psychosocial support; recovery.
A fully searchable bibliographic database concerned with the study and practice of national, regional and international public health. The database has a Coronavirus collection.
Each month the Global Health site has a monthly focus on an important public health issue and provides a related news item, a useful smart search, and a selection of focussed records, book chapters and CAB reviews.
May 2020's focus topic is Coronavirus and Mental Health
The Disability Portal is a centralised repository of data and information about disability in Nepal. It brings together data, studies and other resources on disability in Nepal and makes them openly available to all. The repository contains data and information from government, academic and civil society. The Portal is open for anybody to publish valid datasets and publications related to disability
The NHS have produced an ‘easy on the i’ information design service within the Learning Disability Service at Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. A repository of images has been created to help support the creation of easy to read documents.
Sense International is a global charity supporting deafblind people in Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Tanzania, Peru, Romania and Uganda. An overview is given of work by Sense International in the areas of early intervention, education and health services, livelihood support, building local capacity and advocacy for deafblind people.
Source e-bulletin on Disability and Inclusion