Mayors and local leaders show how they manage the crisis
Act.Now gives insights into how regional governments and municipalities successfully manage the crisis.
An urban crowdsourcing platform for mutual aid
To connect those who offer help and those who need help, the City of Linz created a crowdsourcing platform.
Music festival turned hybrid
Tallinn Music Week takes place as a hybrid event in order to allow larger groups attending while avoiding large gatherings.
A handbook to make governments more resilient for future crises
Code For Germany, a network of groups of volunteers (Labs), published a handbook for governments about challenges and possible solutions for crisis management.
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Shopping and pharmacy deliveries
A municipality offers shopping and pharmacy deliveries with the help of volunteers from a local NGO.
Using contact trackers to fight the spread of covid-19
People who source the latest contacts of newly quarantined patients help to fight the outbreak of Covid-19.
A colouring book to explain Covid-19 to kids
St. Jude Research Hospital published a special colouring book to help parents to talk about the coronavirus with their children.
British museum publishes collection online
The redeveloped online collection gives access to the museum’s historical objects in high definition.
A marketing grant scheme for food, drink and horticulture businesses
The Irish Food Board set up a special grant to support the marketing and sales initiatives of the Irish food and horticulture industry.
Online education on children’s rights
An online course teaches children about children’s rights and their application in the current situation.
Converting factories to produce hand-sanitizers
Addressing the global shortage of disinfectants, companies are switching their production lines to hand-sanitizers.
Technological health care support
To minimize person-to-person contact, while providing health care, technological devices are being increasingly used. Machines can support treatment by providing tasks like measuring temperature, bringing food and other essential goods to the patients.
Home delivered meals for the elderly
A Turkish municipality delivers cooked meals to the elderly twice a day.
Guidance manual for protecting educational facilities
The WHO published a guidance manual with official information on Covid-19 prevention in educational facilities.