Position paper on Social protection and resilience: Supporting livelihoods in protracted crises and in fragile and humanitarian contexts

Position paper on Social protection and resilience: Supporting livelihoods in protracted crises and in fragile and humanitarian contexts
Sep 2017

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.