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Interim Guidance: Localisation and the COVID-19 response

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IASC, Inter-Agency Standing Committee,IFRC, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies,UNICEF, United Nations Children's Fund

As the COVID-19 pandemic has led to restrictions on travel and movement, local actors are crucial in the response to the disease. Localization is therefore both a necessity and an opportunity for effectively meeting humanitarian needs and recovery efforts post COVID-19. 

This document provides guidance on how the international humanitarian community can adapt its delivery modalities in response to COVID-19 consistent with existing commitments on the localization of humanitarian action. 

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