Advocacy report- The road to strengthening community resilience in East Africa-Investing in National Societies volunteers and partnerships

This report considers the extent to which Red Cross Red Crescent volunteer action is strengthening community resilience in East Africa, focusing specifically on the unique role of volunteers, and emphasizing the role of National Societies as respected long-term partners in sustainable development.

Based on lessons learned from implementation, this report is structured around the ten enabling actions that strengthen community resilience. It aims to demonstrate how increased investment in National Societies’ volunteers and partnerships further empowers locally-led solutions for greater sustainable impacts on community resilience.

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