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.
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