Focus areas

 Effective and principled response needed more than ever.


This page has a collection of guidelines, tools, statements, papers and useful links which are relevant to the current COVID-19 pandemic.


Guidance note
27 March 2020
Global Humanitarian Response Plan COVID-19
Subject/ Coordination / COVID-19 /
GHRP-Covid 19

The COVID-19 Global HRP is a comprehensive inter-agency response plan that aggregates and updates relevant existing humanitarian appeals from UN and non-UN entities, including WFP, WHO, IOM, UNDP, UN-Habitat, UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF and taking into consideration the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. It also integrates inputs from the humanitarian NGO community that has also captured the perspectives of local organizations. The Plan focuses on preparedness and response to the initial immediate and urgent health and non-health needs and response to the pandemic, including to secure supply chains and humanitarian personnel mobility. It does not attempt to deal with secondary or tertiary issues related to macroeconomic effects or more longer-term requirements in various sectors

Link to ICVA's work on UNHCR COVID-19 Response
21 July 2021
ICVA's work on UNHCR COVID-19 Response
Subject/ Forced migration /