State of the World’s Volunteerism Report 2018

The Thread that Binds - Volunteerism and Community Resilience

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This publication presents new evidence on the role of volunteerism in strengthening community resilience. It finds that communities value volunteerism because it enables them to create collective strategies for dealing with diverse economic, social and environmental challenges.

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Preface - Making the invisible threads visible

Every day I see and hear about the dedicated efforts of the thousands of UN Volunteers and millions of local volunteers working around the world. As this report demonstrates, volunteers are at the forefront of every major shock and stress, responding to problems big and small within various communities.

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