Role of social capital in reinforcing community resilience

The study published by IFRC finds that while social capital has always played an implicit role in the community-based work of the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement – the volunteerism at its core, as well as the community-based committees and action teams that it promotes, represent social capital. The community-based projects it implements also foster aspects of social capital such as collective action and, less directly, the sense of community and social trust.
Are you sure you want to delete this "resource"?
This item will be deleted immediately. You cannot undo this action.

Related Resources

Video
25 Nov 2014
Building Capacities: Best Practices in Asia Pacific (4/5) Red Cross and Red Crescent societies mobilize people at community level to improve the lives of the vulnerable. They achieve this by involving them in planning services that meet their own ide...
Tags: Video, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Communication As Aid, Community Risk Assessment, Public Awareness and Public Education
Report, Research
17 Nov 2023
This paper is a contribution by the Danish Red Cross and CARE Denmark to the ongoing discussions on the climate change driven losses and damages. It aims to deepen the understanding of economic and non-economic loss and damage, the way it is experien...
Tags: Report, Research, Climate Change Adaptation
Research
08 Mar 2016
Aftermath of Tropical Storm Ondoy(Ketsana), Philippines 24-30 September, 2009
Tags: Research
Scroll to Top