In order to respond effectively in a crisis, we first need to understand it. In the context of a fast-spreading global pandemic, up-to-date information is vital to crafting the right solutions. Data-mapping has been one of the areas that has helped governments and organisations alike to stop the spread and understand the ongoing impact of COVID-19 as it happens.
From symptom trackers to studies on the effects of social distancing, there are plenty of opportunities to share your experience and contribute to important data-gathering initiatives. This is an evolving resource and we welcome suggestions for additions within the existing sections or for new ones at [email protected]
Lisa Heledd Jones is collecting audio memos and journals from people around the world to record how they're living through the COVID-19 crisis. The Welsh archivist is inviting people to send their voice, note, photograph, video, image or sound clips to [email protected].
Share your experiences of how physical and social distancing are affecting everything from your home and work life, to how you connect with friends and family. The Young Foundation initiative is the largest UK study on the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on communities. Find out more about the three ways you can get involved.
Who should we be listening to? What questions should we be asking? Where has this approach (not) worked well before? Add your feedback to the thread posted by James Cattell, a digital manager in the Cabinet Office.