Cemetery planning, preparation and management during Covid-19 : a quick guide to proper documentation and disposition of the dead
Geneva : ICRC , July 2020
9 p. : ill.
This quick guide provides practical recommendation for managing and documenting the burial process, including temporary burial, with a focus on the COVID-19 pandemic. This document explains how to plan, prepare and manage a cemetery. It also provides specifications on size, spacing and excavation depths, together with information about other important considerations. The document also covers procedures for receiving bodies, as well as measures to ensure the health and safety of relative and cemetery staff. Additional recommendations on how to correctly map graves is provided, as well as a list of actions to ensure the traceability and correct management of bodies in a cemetery.
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