Social Protection and Resilience: supporting livelihoods in protracted crises and in fragile and humanitarian contexts

Organization(s): FAO, IDS
Author: Federico Spano, Natalia Winder Rossi, Rachel Sabates-Wheeler, Sarah Kohnstamm
Year: 2017
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The paper discusses the role social protection can play in saving livelihoods while also enhancing the capacity of households to respond, cope and withstand threats and crises. It focuses on social protection’s role in protracted crises and fragile and humanitarian contexts, as well as discusses the importance of shock-response systems, even in stable contexts.

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