Meghan and Harry’s plan to help during the coronavirus pandemic

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have announced an initiative to help people cope with the mental stress of the coronavirus pandemic and celebrate those on the front line of the crisis.

In a post on their @sussexroyal Instagram account, the couple said they would be using the platform to share resources and post "accurate information and facts from trusted experts".

They added they would also use it to help people learn measures they can take to keep themselves and their families safe and work with organisations that can help with "mental and emotional well-being".

These are uncertain times. And now, more than ever, we need each other. We need each other for truth, for support, and to feel less alone during a time that can honestly feel quite scary. There are so many around the world who need support right now, who are working tirelessly to respond to this crisis behind the scenes, on the frontline, or at home. Our willingness, as a people, to step up in the face of what we are all experiencing with COVID-19 is awe-inspiring. This moment is as true a testament there is to the human spirit. We often speak of compassion. All of our lives are in some way affected by this, uniting each of us globally. How we approach each other and our communities with empathy and kindness is indisputably important right now. Over the coming weeks, this will be our guiding principle. We will be sharing information and resources to help all of us navigate the uncertainty: from posting accurate information and facts from trusted experts, to learning about measures we can take to keep ourselves and our families healthy, to working with organisations that can support our mental and emotional well-being. In addition, we will focus on the inspiring stories of how so many of you around the world are connecting in ways big and small to lift all of us up. We are all in this together, and as a global community we can support each other through this process – and build a digital neighbourhood that feels safe for every one of us. We look forward to sharing more over the days and weeks to come...

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Meghan and Harry, who are understood to be in their new home in Vancouver, Canada, having completed their final duties as senior royals earlier this month, said people are living in "uncertain times".

Calling for unity, they said: "Now, more than ever, we need each other."

They added: "We need each other for truth, for support, and to feel less alone during a time that can honestly feel quite scary."

They continued: "Our willingness, as a people, to step up in the face of what we are all experiencing with covid-19 is awe-inspiring.

"This moment is as true a testament there is to the human spirit."

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LANCING, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 05: People exercise on Lancing Beach on April 05, 2020 in Lancing, United Kingdom. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 60,000 lives and infecting over 1 million people. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
Plain-clothes police officers confront a large group about their social distancing in Manchester's Piccadilly Gardens on Sunday 5th April 2020. The government has warned people not to congregate in the warm weather, amidst the Coronavirus/COVID-19 lockdown. (Photo by Pat Scaasi/MI News/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 05: Members of the public enjoy the day's warm weather on Primrose Hill on April 5, 2020 in London, England. The British government announced strict lockdown measures urging people to stay at home and leave only for basic food shopping, exercise once a day and essential travel to and from work. The COVID-19 pandemic has spread to most countries around the world, claiming nearly 70,000 lives and infecting nearly 1.3 million people. (Photo by Ollie Millington/Getty Images)
SHOREHAM, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 05: People exercise on Shoreham Beach on April 05, 2020 in Shoreham, United Kingdom. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 60,000 lives and infecting over 1 million people. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
As the second week of the UK government's Coronavirus lockdown ends on a fine Spring weekend, and 24hrs after it was reported that 3,000 Londoners had been counted in Brockwell Park, Herne Hill, resulting in the closure of this significant public green space by Lambeth council, the piblic stand at the closed gates (See a similar view with many people 2 days before in Getty image #1209106121), on 5th April 2020, in London, England. (Photo by Richard Baker / In Pictures via Getty Images)
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People observe social distancing as they sit on Primrose Hill in London, as London's parks remain open with the warning that they will close if people fail to observe the British government guidelines that include two metres social distancing from people that don't live in the same household, to help stop the spread of coronavirus, Saturday, April 4, 2020. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Machinists concentrate as they work to sew scrubs for the NHS at the factory of Fashion Enter in London, as the country is in lockdown to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, Friday, April 3, 2020. The company normally makes fashion garments for Asos, but the shortages within the NHS mean that they have put their fashion orders on hold whilst they make PPE (personal protective equipment) to protect workers against the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
A woman runs past graffiti in the empty streets of Manchester on April 4, 2020, as life in Britain continues during the nationwide lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)
Rails of fashion garments on hold as machinists sew scrubs for the NHS at the factory of Fashion Enter in London, as the country is in lockdown to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, Friday, April 3, 2020. The company normally makes fashion garments for Asos, but the shortages within the NHS mean that they have put their fashion orders on hold whilst they make PPE (personal protective equipment) to protect workers against the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
An information board displays a message encouraging people to stay at home in a near-empty street in Manchester on April 4, 2020, as life in Britain continues during the nationwide lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)
People walk along a deserted Boscombe beach, as the UK continues in lockdown to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. (Photo by Andrew Matthews/PA Images via Getty Images)
NEWCASTLE UNDER LYME, ENGLAND - APRIL 04: Lois Copley-Jones, aged 5, who is the photographer's daughter, draws the horses for the family virtual Grand National sweepstake on April 04, 2020 in Newcastle Under Lyme, England. The Grand National horse race, one of the biggest events in the sporting calendar was due to run today, but was cancelled due to the coronavirus emergency, being replaced instead by a virtual televised race. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
A woman wearing a protective face mask walks past a department store window display in Manchester on April 4, 2020, as life in Britain continues during the nationwide lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)
A 'closed until further notice' sign is seen on a locked gate on Boscombe pier, as the UK continues in lockdown to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. (Photo by Andrew Matthews/PA Images via Getty Images)
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Britain's Health Secretary Matt Hancock (R) touches his face and eye during the opening of the "NHS Nightingale" field hospital, created at the ExCeL London exhibition centre, in London on April 3, 2020, to help with the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. - The new state-run National Health Service (NHS) hospital, named after trailblazing 19th-century nurse Florence Nightingale, has been built in just nine days. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP) (Photo by TOLGA AKMEN/AFP via Getty Images)
PERTH, SCOTLAND - APRIL 03: Police patrol the High Street during the Coronavirus lockdown on April 3, 2020 in Perth,Scotland. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 50,000 lives and infecting over 1 million people. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
Local resident Alex Girdwood working on her plot at Mudchute Allotments on the Isle of Dogs, east London, as the UK continues in lockdown to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. (Photo by Yui Mok/PA Images via Getty Images)
Head of nursing at NHS Nightingale hospital, Natalie Grey (R) unveils a plaque on behalf of Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Walesa during the opening of the "NHS Nightingale" field hospital, created at the ExCeL London exhibition centre, in London on April 3, 2020, to help with the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. - The new state-run National Health Service (NHS) hospital, named after trailblazing 19th-century nurse Florence Nightingale, has been built in just nine days. (Photo by Stefan Rousseau / POOL / AFP) (Photo by STEFAN ROUSSEAU/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 03: Matt Hancock the UK Secretary of State for Health and Social Care stands on a mark on the ground, put in place to ensure social distancing guidelines are adhered to, at the opening of the NHS Nightingale Hospital at the ExCel centre on April 3, 2020 in London, England. The field hospital will initially contain 500 beds with ventilators and oxygen and will have the capacity to eventually hold up to 4,000 COVID-19 patients. (Photo by Stefan Rousseau - WPA Pool /Getty Images)
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DORCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 02: NHS staff from Dorset County Hospital applaud at the entrance of the Emergency Department on April 02, 2020 in Dorchester, United Kingdom. The "Clap For Our Carers" campaign has been encouraging people across the UK to take part in a nationwide round of applause from their windows, doors, balconies and gardens at 8pm to show their appreciation for the efforts of the NHS as they tackle the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 50,000 lives and infecting hundreds of thousands more. (Photo by Finnbarr Webster/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 02: A general view of The London Stadium, home to West Ham United as it lights up to thanks the NHS on April 02, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. Members of the public are being encouraged to applaud NHS staff and other key workers from their homes for a second week, after the success of last week's "Clap for Our Carers" campaign. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 40,000 lives and infecting hundreds of thousands more. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
SALTBURN BY THE SEA, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 02: Residents come out into their front gardens to join in with applause to show support for NHS frontline workers as the UK adjusts to life under the Coronavirus pandemic on April 2, 2020 in Saltburn By The Sea, United Kingdom. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 50,000 lives and infecting nearly a million more. (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)
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PORTSMOUTH, - APRIL 02: A general view over Portsmouth Harbor as the Spinnaker Tower is illuminated blue in support of the NHS and Key Workers on April 02, 2020 in Portsmouth, United Kingdom. Members of the public are being encouraged to applaud NHS staff and other key workers from their homes for a second week, after the success of last week's "Clap for Our Carers" campaign. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 50,000 lives and infecting hundreds of thousands more. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - APRIL 2: Residents are seen next to Windsor Castle as is turned blue to salute local heroes during Thursday's nationwide Clap for Carers NHS initiative to applaud NHS workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic when landmarks across the UK will be lit blue on April 2, 2020 in Windsor, England. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 50,000 lives and infecting hundreds of thousands more. (Photo by Kirsty O'Connor - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
WALLINGTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 02: Homemade rainbow signs are displayed on the gates of Carew Academy school on April 02, 2020 in Wallington, United Kingdom. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 40,000 lives and infecting hundreds of thousands more. (Photo by Mark Trowbridge/Getty Images)
EXETER, ENGLAND - APRIL 02: Customers continue to shop at the Plants Galore garden centre in Exeter as it remains open for business despite being served with a prohibition order from City Council on April 02, 2020 in Exeter, England. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 40,000 lives and infecting hundreds of thousands more. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)
ROMFORD, ENGLAND - APRIL 02: A toddler feeds carrots to the Fallow deer from Dagnam Park as they rest and graze on the grass outside homes on a housing estate in Harold Hill, near Romford on April 02, 2020 in Romford, England. The semi-urban deer are a regular sight in the area around the park but as the roads have become quieter due to the nationwide lockdown, the deer have staked a claim on new territories in the vicinity. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 40,000 lives and infecting hundreds of thousands more. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)
Two people, one wearing a face mask as a precautionary measure against COVID-19, sit on an empty TfL underground tube carriage as they travel on the Victoria Line in London on April 2, 2020, as life in Britain continues during the nationwide lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus pandemic. - Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Britain would "massively increase testing" amid a growing wave of criticism on Thursday about his government's failure to provide widespread coronavirus screening. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / AFP) (Photo by TOLGA AKMEN/AFP via Getty Images)
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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: A person in a face mask walks past an 'I heart MCR' sign as they shop in a near deserted city centre mid-afternoon, during the pandemic lockdown and closure of shops, restaurants and businesses on April 01, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 40,000 lives and infecting hundreds of thousands more. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
A shopkeeper in a face mask checks people are practicing safe distancing as they queue at a deli in Southville, Bristol as the UK continues in lockdown to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. (Photo by Ben Birchall/PA Images via Getty Images)
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LONDON, April 1, 2020.Staff of the charity Food For All prepare meals for distribution to homeless people at the Food For All charity kitchen in London, Britain, March 31, 2020. The British Government continues to try to combat the COVID-19 outbreak, while local authorities, community groups and charities are working to provide food for the most vulnerable in society. (Photo by Tim Ireland/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/ via Getty Images)
Medical staff wearing personal protective equipment (PPE)outside St Thomas' Hospital in Westminster, London, as the UK continues in lockdown to help curb the spread of the coronavirus.
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EALING, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: A volunteer from Ealing Soup Kitchen prepares food parcels for clients on March 30, 2020 in Ealing, England. Like many other countries around the world, the United Kingdom is now on lockdown with the public being told to remain indoors and only leave their homes for groceries, healthcare or essential work. Those with no fixed address are facing a crisis as donations dry up and healthcare becomes a priority. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 30,000 lives and infecting hundreds of thousands more. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 30: A woman with an unknown condition is helped from an ambulance at the St Thomas' Hospital on March 30, 2020 in London, England. Hospitals across London are facing a surge in demand for critical care due to The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Soldiers and private contractors help to prepare the ExCel centre which is being made into the temporary NHS Nightingale hospital, comprising of two wards, each of 2,000 people, to help tackle coronavirus on March 30, 2020 in London, England. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 30,000 lives and infecting hundreds of thousands more. (Photo by Stefan Rousseau - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
A paramedic wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) exits an ambulance outside St Thomas' Hospital in Westminster, London as the UK continues in lockdown to help curb the spread of the coronavirus.
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A refuse collector in Liverpool wears a facemask as he continues to do his job as the UK continues in lockdown to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. PA Photo. Picture date: Monday March 30, 2020. A total of 1,228 patients are reported to have died after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK. See PA story HEALTH Coronavirus. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire
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BIRMINGHAM, - MARCH 29: A man wearing a mask walks past Covid-19 themed graffiti in Birmingham city centre during the nationwide lockdownon March 29, 2020 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 30,000 lives and infecting hundreds of thousands more. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
BIRMINGHAM, - MARCH 29: Police officers patrol a deserted Corporation Street in Birmingham city centre during the nationwide lockdown on March 29, 2020 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. Even on a normal Sunday the streets are usually busy with shoppers. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 30,000 lives and infecting hundreds of thousands more. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
BIRMINGHAM, - MARCH 29: Aircraft sit idle as they are parked up at Birmingham Airport during the nationwide lockdown on March 29, 2020 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 30,000 lives and infecting hundreds of thousands more. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 29: British nationals arrive at a closed London Gatwick North Terminal after they were repatriated on Easy Jet, flight EZY 9662 from Alicante on March 29, 2020 in London, England. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 30,000 lives and infecting hundreds of thousands more. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)
LULWORTH, ENGLAND - MARCH 28: A 'Go Home' is seen on the outskirts of Lulworth village on March 28, 2020 in Lulworth, United Kingdom. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 25,000 lives and infecting hundreds of thousands more. (Photo by Finnbarr Webster/Getty Images)
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - MARCH 28: General views of British Airways planes grounded at Bournemouth Airport on March 28, 2020 in Bournemouth, England. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 25,000 lives and infecting hundreds of thousands more. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)
A medical staff member wearing closes and a face mask, tests an NHS worker for the novel coronavirus COVID-19 at a drive-in facility set up in the carpark of Chessington World of Adventures in Chessington, Greater London on March 28, 2020. - Britain on March 24 said it will open a 4,000-bed field hospital at a London exhibition centre to treat coronavirus cases in the latest measure to tackle the outbreak after the government ordered a nationwide lockdown. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)
A sign at the gates of Battersea Park in London, giving information on social distancing in the park, as the UK continues in lockdown to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. (Photo by Kirsty O'Connor/PA Images via Getty Images)
SURBITON, ENGLAND - MARCH 28: Chalk writing on a pavement on March 28, 2020 in Surbiton, England The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 25,000 lives and infecting hundreds of thousands more. (Photo by Ker Robertson/Getty Images)
A sign in Holland Park, London, urging people to stay indoors, as the UK continues in lockdown to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. (Photo by John Walton/PA Images via Getty Images)
A member of the military at the ExCel centre in London which is being made into a temporary hospital - the NHS Nightingale hospital, comprising of two wards, each of 2,000 people, to help tackle coronavirus. (Photo by Yui Mok/PA Images via Getty Images)
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - MARCH 28: Brighton beach is almost deserted on March 28, 2020 in Brighton, England. Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to at least 182 countries, claiming over 10,000 lives and infecting hundreds of thousands more. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
The Wembley arch in London is lit up in the colours of the Italian flag as a gesture of solidarity from the England Football Team. (Photo by Adam Davy/PA Images via Getty Images)
A very quiet London St Pancras International railway station as the UK continues in lockdown to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. (Photo by Victoria Jones/PA Images via Getty Images)
Piccadilly Circus, London, as lockdown remains in place across the UK to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. (Photo by Aaron Chown/PA Images via Getty Images)
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As well as sharing information and practical advice on maintaining physical health and wellbeing, the duke and duchess said they would be posting inspirational stories from around the world.

"We will focus on the inspiring stories of how so many of you around the world are connecting in ways big and small to lift all of us up," they said.

"We are all in this together, and as a global community we can support each other through this process – and build a digital neighbourhood that feels safe for every one of us."

They finished the post with the words: "We look forward to sharing more over the days and weeks to come..."

From March 31, Harry and Meghan will no longer use their HRH styles as they begin a life away from the royal family – mostly based in North America.

The couple have vowed to try and become financially independent and pay back the £2.4 million of public funds they used to renovate their former home of Frogmore Cottage in Windsor.

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