Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) Assessment on COVID-19 - Community Based Migration Programme (English)

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20 Oct 2020
Research, reports and studies
Comms, media & information, COVID-19, Epidemics & pandemics, Forced displacement and migration, Host Communities, Refugee Camps, Syria crisis

To understand communities’ knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP), along with their information needs on COVID-19, this KAP assessment was conducted by the Turkish Red Crescent Society (TRCS), with support from IFRC, under the Community Based Migration Programme (CBMP) from 20 July to 12 August 2020. The assessment has been conducted via TRCS’ social media platforms, phone interviews and online consultations/focus group discussions (FGDs) with refugees, in particular Syrian Refugees, and local people/hosy-communities in 16 TRCS Community Centre location

The goal of the KAP assessment is to understand communities’ knowledge, attitudes and practices, along with their information needs on COVID-19, and inform risk communication, behaviour change and community engagement activities. Key objectives are to understand communities’:

• knowledge about COVID-19

• attitudes and feelings towards COVID-19, as well as their perceptions, beliefs, or any preconceived ideas

• practices and what people do to protect themselves and their families from the disease

• information needs and their preferred channels through which to receive information and share feedback with TRCS