Guidance Note / Prevention and Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Shelters, Reception Centres and Hotels.

This document can also be found on the official website of UNHCR at: This paper addresses the specific needs and considerations required in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in different collective facilities and settlements. This guide is structured around three central blocks: 1) physical space recommendations for the mitigation of COVID-19 pandemic transmission 2) health protocols and flowcharts for the prevention and response to the COVID-19 pandemic 3) specific considerations for risk groups.