Caring for Staff and volunteers in the COVID-19 outbreak response

  • September 4, 2020

COVID-19 continues to impact lives on a global scale, including our staff and volunteers in the field. Implementing efficient stress management to improve our mental health is crucial as we adjustment to new ways of interacting with one another.

This interview with Esmail Yesuf, Senior Psychological Support Officer, highlights the strategies that the Ethiopian Red Cross Society has utilized to combat stress and fear about the virus, and includes tips on how to connect volunteers and staff at a time of crisis.