Briefing 3: Rapid research COVID-19

16 Jul 2020

Literature review: the role of informal community activity

This briefing examines literature on the value of informal community activity- especially in crisis situations- the challenges it faces, and how it relates to formal emergency response systems.

This is the third in the new series on community responses to COVID-19 and how they recover. Further briefings will be published through 2020 and 2021 to share early findings and learn from others exploring similar questions.

Further information about the project:

Announcement: research on communities responding to COVID-19 and how they recover.

Background document: research on communities responding to COVID-19 and how they recover

Research briefings:

Briefing 1: How will communities respond to and recover from this crisis?

Briefing 2: Community resilience or resourcefulness?

Blogs:

Blog: Community responses to COVID-19: early research findings