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

Awareness material
26 May 2016
Article by Pablo Suarex, who works with the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, on unusual options for communicating climate risks and humanitarian work, including through collaboration with artists. Source: Pablo Suarez, 2016. Climate Risks, Art...
Tags: Awareness material, Climate Change Adaptation, PAPE
Awareness material
07 Nov 2013
Household Preparedness for Seniors is an information and guided activity booklet for frail older people. The all hazards hard copy 34 page publication helps people prepare for recover. It is also available in an audio file.
Tags: Awareness material, PAPE
Awareness material
07 Nov 2013
All hazard Preparedness Lesson Plans aimed at educators working with children from early childhood through to 18 years old, focussing on lessons to assist children and teenagers to prepare for all the consequences of emergencies. Download free copies...
Tags: Awareness material, PAPE