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Killing Fear through Comfort

I have been providing help to my friends who are stuck in different places by providing them emotional support and being a support system

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The COVID-19 pandemic has cause a lot of damage globally. Communities

are struggling to find balance and aren't able to soak in this drastic

and rapid change in their lives. But at this stage rather than whining

and complaining about how it was before the pandemic and wishing things

would go back to normal, it is important that we realize that there is

no point sitting and doing nothing when we have an opportunity to reset

our lives. Being able to connect with people emotionally and

spiritually, understanding their problems and finding possible and

feasible solutions to tackle these problems should be our priority.

Designing a platform where people can find a buddy who can support

him/her from any corner of the globe, guide them, comfort them and

sympathize should be one of the goals along with finding possible

solutions towards a cure. Sensitizing people through various platforms

and building a platform where various communities can appeal for help

during these times sadness and loneliness. It is essential that we first

battle the fear within ourselves by giving comfort. The human centric

approach is a way of connecting with people as we simultaneously find

ways to cure this once and for all.

Upload or share a link to this resource/message/source of information to share it with others.

https://www.mygov.in/covid-19

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Trust them!

Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

In what ways did you change your behaviors as a result of this resource?

I became more understanding of the situation and stopped taking things for granted.

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

In what ways did you share this information?

The power of social media is tremendous. Being able to connect with people through these platforms is engaging as well as comforting.

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • National Government
  • News: Television
  • Social Media
  • WHO (World Health Organization)
  • NGO or Non-profit Organization

What information do you feel you are missing about COVID-19?

Emotional condition of people

What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?

People who are homeless, laborers and tribals

What is your current profession?

1st Year University Student

In what city are you located?

Chennai

In what country are you located?

India

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Comforting and mutually reinforcing with truth informations that is very important through difficult times. Continue and hope this nightmare will ends soon.