This short guide, produced by BBC Media Action on behalf of Shongjog, is designed to assist development and humanitarian agencies to think through how risk communication and community engagement activity related to Covid-19 that can be carried out without face-to-face interaction with communities.

They advise on and suggest alternatives for those who usually operate:

  • group counselling 
  • mobile miking
  • face-to-face health services or counselling
  • telephone hotlines

They also outline how the internet and social media can be utilised druing the pandemic. Additional resources for communications are also listed. 

Download the guide in Bangla or English

To find out more about engagement methods when working at a distance, watch the Mesh webinar here.


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