COVID-19 Resources

This page contains links to resources that may be helpful for businesses and communities during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As the situation in Myanmar continues to evolve, Smart Power Myanmar is eager to ensure that the communities we serve have the correct tools to protect themselves, their businesses and their loved ones.

For additional information about what Smart Power Myanmar is doing to support communities, or to suggest additional resources for this page, please contact us at: info@smartpowermyanmar.org.

For businesses & entrepreneurs

Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship: Smart Power Myanmar’s partner for the Mini-Grid Accelerator Program has multiple resources designed to help entrepreneurs, including a Crisis Business Planning Program designed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business: A searchable website to help entrepreneurs across the world struggling due to the economic impacts of COVID-19 to locate cash relief resources.

How Myanmar small businesses can plan for COVID-19: A news article, written by an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) specialist, detailing the questions that small and medium-sized enterprises in Myanmar should consider.

COVID-19 Collaborative Platform: This platform, developed by CCI France Myanmar, aims to pair businesses requiring assistance with companies able to provide solutions.

Options and Obligations for Employers in Myanmar: This page, created by Southeast Asian law firm Tilleke and Gibbins, details legal obligations and options for Myanmar businesses seeking to reduce costs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) training: WHO has several resources for people looking to learn more about COVID-19 and how best to protect yourself and your employees.

SEforAll COVID-19 Response: Sustainable Energy for All (SEforAll) recently surveyed mini-grid developers across the world about COVID-19 and its impact on business. The results, which include the steps that some businesses are taking in response to the crisis, can be found here.

For all

Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU): This page includes information and guidance from the Ministry of Health and Sports (MoHS) and the World Health Organization (WHO) regarding the current outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). It includes important informational and educational materials, resources in ethnic languages, and other relevant advice.

Voices from the Field: Smart Power Myanmar’s parent organisation, Pact, is highlighting a series of inspiring stories from Pact Myanmar staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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