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Information about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is being closely monitored by Scotland’s International Development Alliance, and we are working with our members to scope the nature of the challenge that it presents to the sector. This resources list covers various themes and topics including: advice from donors and funders, legal and employment FAQs, communication, remote working and fundraising resources.

Please see below a list of official information about COVID-19:




Information about charities and COVID-19:

From the regulators

From funders

If you have any queries about a donor-funded project and the impact of COVID-19, we advise that you speak directly with the donor or fund manager in the first instance.

From intermediaries

Other informative resources:


Programmes, partnerships & operations


  • COVID-19 Humanitarian has been launched by Johns Hopkins, LSHTM and the Geneva Centre of Education and Research into Humanitarian Action to exchange COVID-19 programmes and innovations
  • Save the Children have launched an online course ‘The COVID-19 Learning Pathway‘ on the free learning platform Kaya, to support humanitarians’ responses during this crisis, covering a number of critical topics, including Public Health, Child Protection and Gender/Equality.
  • CDAC the Communicating with Disaster Affected Communities network has published a resource list on COVID-19 covering health, communications and community engagement
  • ALNAP have created a COVID-19 response portal




Digital & remote working


Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning

To find a list of webinars and further online resources you can sign up to or access, please read our resources page entry for useful events we have picked out for members to save you the time of scouring the internet.

To find out more about the impact of COVID-19 on our members, please read our research briefing from April 2020 and the notes from a roundtable held with members on 14 April.

If you have any further questions or would like to submit a resource, please email

*This page will be updated regularly.

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