Last updated: 4 June 2020

Joint projects with the academic sector

RCCOVID: Red Cross health care, support and first aid actors and care continuity in the Covid-19 pandemic

Objectives: to carry out a rapid ethnographic assessment of the French Red Cross care and support actors as well as monitoring the media and social networks to ensure the continuity of care provided by these actors in the Paris area during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Territory: Ile-de-France (Paris area)

Scientific partner and coordinator: Institut Pasteur, team coordinated by Tamara Giles-Vernick

Status: ongoing

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Methodological guidance on the “Red Cross at your place” initiative 

Objectives: to implement a qualitative and quantitative data collection in order to analyse the new volunteers’ engagement forms and vulnerabilities observed on the “Red Cross at your place” telephone platform.

Territory: Ile de France (Paris area)

Scientific partner and coordinator: Centre Maurice Halbwachs (CNRS/ENS), project coordinated by Isabelle Parizot

Status: ongoing

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Calls for applications for postdoctoral fellowships

Volunteers in an epidemic context

Objectives: analyse the representations and dynamics around this key player in the Covid-19 response

Territory: Metropolitan France métropolitaine and overseas territories

Status: call closed, evaluation process in progress

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Vulnerabilities and volunteers’ engagement forms during the “Red Cross at your place” initiative 

Objectives: to study the social vulnerabilities resulting from confinement, the needs of isolated people and the response provided by the French Red Cross within the framework of the “Red Cross at your place” initiative.

Territory: Metropolitan France and overseas territories

Status: to be launched

Covid-19 in Africa: where do volunteers fit in for an ongoing action?

Objectives : to explore the specific challenges facing volunteers in these territories in the face of the epidemic

Territory: Subsaharian Africa

Status: call closed, evaluation process in progress

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Fight against Covid-19: what are the social consequences of health response measures for the most vulnerable?

Objectives: to study the social consequences of health response measures, including lockdown, and strengthen Red Cross preparedness for outbreaks.

Territory: Metropolitan France and overseas territories

Status: call closed, evaluation process in progress

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Postdoctoral fellowships coordinated by the Foundation

Volunteers in an epidemic context: psychological impact, protection and innovations in field practices

Objectives: to document and analyse, in a multidisciplinary manner, using the tools of the Humanities and Social Sciences and Public Health Epidemiology, the challenges of mobilising volunteers as front-line actors in the response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Territory: Marseilles and Guyana

Status: ongoing

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