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Volunteers in humanitarian settings - 3rd MHPSS Workshop on Working with Volunteers in Emergency Settings

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Humanitarian Volunteers

  • Volunteers in humanitarian settings - very limited research

  • Can be both a part of the core volunteer group or a non-core volunteer (spontaneous).

  • Hold the key to community practices, traditions and knowledge – key source of information

  • Volunteers in humanitarian settings do a wide variety of work from protection to rescue to medical assistance to food distribution and psychosocial support and even host families