The Covid-19 Outbreak in Algeria: What is the university youth help in fighting the epidemic?
Keywords:help behavior, confinement, COVID-19, epidemic, student.
The purpose of this short study is to discover the helping behavior among Algerian students during the
confinement of the coronavirus epidemic in Algeria. Data was collected using a questionnaire submitted
to 592 people in different regions of Algeria from June 21st, 2020, to determine the helping behavior
of the Algerian people towards the negative consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The results of the present study show the contribution of young students to provide significant participation
to cope with the effects of confinement due to the coronavirus in Algeria through activities to raise awareness
of the dangers of the coronavirus, support for families and health managers and the distribution of means of
The need to establish volunteer work for youth, especially in times of crisis, is compulsory as
society is in great need of them.