As you can imagine, we are deeply concerned about our refugee friends during this time. We have worked on coming up with informative documents for them to share with their communities.

Coronavirus (Covid19_2019-nCoV) Facts and Precautions: This document has in-depth guidelines regarding Coronavirus, along with its symptoms, how it spreads, treatment/care, proper hand-washing techniques, facts vs. myths, and mindfulness exercises. Please download in your needed language(s): English, French, Farsi, Arabic, Swahili, Kirundi, Sorani, Kurmanji, Burmese, and Spanish.

Coronavirus One-Pager: This is a one-pager/poster that is more easily accessible and contains the main information from the facts and precautions document, along with a hand-washing graphic. Please download in your needed language(s): English, French, FarsiArabic, Swahili, KirundiSorani, Kurmanji, Burmese, Karen, Nepali, and Spanish.

Coronavirus Facts vs. Myths One-Pager: This one-pager discusses the myths that are circulating about Coronavirus through word of mouth and social media. We address some of the myths and that it is important to not spread misinformation. Please download in your needed language(s): English, French, Farsi, Arabic, Swahili, Kirundi, Sorani, Kurmanji, Burmese, Nepali, and Spanish.

Coronavirus Stay Safe at Home One-Pager (For Parents/Caregivers): Coronavirus Stay Safe at Home One-Pager (For Parents/Caregivers): This repeats precautions that need to be taken but also advises on how to talk about Coronavirus with children. For these communities that do not have access to the internet and many materials, this document highlights how to create a daily routine that fits their cultural context: incorporating mindfulness activities, storytelling, singing, learning, and play. Please download in your needed language(s):  EnglishFrenchFarsi, ArabicSwahili, Kirundi, Sorani, Kurmanji, Burmese, Karen, Nepali, and Spanish.

Coronavirus Community Leader One-Pager: This document helps guide leaders in continuing to protect the safety and well-being of their community. It reiterates Coronavirus symptoms and precautions needed while also giving recommendations on how to address their communities moving forward: staying in their home units, protecting the more vulnerable, identifying leaders (a person in each home unit who can make sure members of their home unit are continuing to follow these important guidelines), and staying positive. Please download in your needed language(s): English, French, Farsi, Arabic, Swahili, Kirundi, Sorani, Kurmanji, Burmese, Karen, and Spanish.

When Coronavirus Reaches Your Community One-Pager: This one-pager reiterates COVID-19 symptoms and precautions while also giving guidelines for what to do if a family member is sick. There are also guidelines for being out in the community and how to stay united during this time. Please download in your needed language(s): English, French, Farsi, ArabicSwahili, Kirundi, Sorani, Bermese, NepaliSpanish, and more languages to come.

Praying, Grieving, and Other Social Gatherings During COVID-19 One-Pager: The world is currently experiencing a global pandemic that is affecting every aspect of people’s lives, including praying, social and meal-time gatherings for important religious holidays, burial rituals, and grieving for every religion. This one-pager offers a guide for thinking about how to adjust these rituals during this time. There are also messages from religious leaders around the world. Please download in your needed language(s): English, French, Farsi, Arabic, Swahili, Kirundi, Sorani, Burmese, Nepali, Spanish, and more languages to come.

Wearing a Mask in Public: This document discusses why wearing a mask is important. Also, how to safely put on and wear a mask.One-pager specific to Greece: In Greece, as of May 4th, masks (or face coverings) are mandatory in public areas. Please download in your needed language(s): EnglishFrenchFarsiArabic, and Kurmanji. One-pager for other contexts: Please download in your needed language(s): EnglishFrenchArabic, and Swahili.

 

We have also included some health and hygiene coloring pages.

Stay healthy friends!