Information about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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.

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




Information about charities and COVID-19:

From the regulators

From funders

  • Corra Foundation a fund manager for Scottish Government grants has issued a blog with reassurance on the impact of coronavirus on charities and groups
  • The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has released COVID-19 supplier partner communications, aims to circulate a weekly FAQ and has set up a dedicated email address if suppliers or partners  have any general questions or issues,
  • DFID has funded four organisations though the H2H network (Internews, BBC Media Action, Evidence Aid and Translators without Borders) to improve access to quality information. Sign up to receive the newsletter and view back issues online. If you have any questions, requests for resources, or feedback you can email Internews at any time at     

From intermediaries

Other informative resources:

For employers

Finance and operations


  • 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



In the first instance, 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.

If you have any further questions, please email

This page will be updated regularly.


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