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Volunteer coordination list for Birmingham
Other mutual aid groups in the UK
Big handbook with various links to other resources
How to setup a neighbourhood pod
Neighborhood Pods How-To As things get harder, we show up for our neighbors. As a neighborhood point person, you’d take on the responsibility of reaching out to your neighbors, checking in on what needs are arising on your block, coordinating a...
Some links to other resources on a tech co-op forum
Example: Portland mutual aid volunteer form
Please use this form if you would like to help make deliveries, or offer support.
We are prioritizing assistance to folks who are sick, unhoused, disabled, quarantined without pay, elderly, undocumented, refugees and immigrants, Black, Indigenous,...
Massive doc of various links:
Coronavirus Informational Resource Sharing, compiled (SF Bay Area focused) 3/12 1:20pm update: I am no longer going to keep up with maintaining this list. If anyone wants to take on maintaining it and structuring it, please do so as you see fit. If...
UK Response Critiques
UK based resources
NHS advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), including information on symptoms, testing, vaccination and staying at home.
Homeless-positive 1-page sheet:
Advice from domain-specific experts that is being curated by The Conversation including: why you shouldn’t panic; how soap kills coronaviruses; how to look after ourselves and each other during periods of social isolation; etc.
From the editor: get your coronavirus analysis and advice direct from the experts
COVID Live - Coronavirus Statistics - Worldometer - World and national statistics
https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.3758/BF03204114.pdf - a study showing the cognitive bias that makes people underestimate exponential growth. In summary, humans are usually bad at estimating growth that increases at an increasing rate (eg 1>2>4>8>16>32) because we’re used to linear growth in nature (1>2>3>4>5). 2/3rds of the people studied looked at an exponential growth data set and were 90% out in their estimate of where it would be at a particular future point. This is relevant to the state tendency in the UK to delay a large scale response, and to the popular belief that the outbreak won’t be as bad as it seems, or that it may take several weeks to get ‘really bad’