United Nations Volunteers, 2018.
The 2018 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report “looks at how volunteerism and community resilience
interact across diverse contexts. It explores the strengths and limitations of community
responses to a range of shocks and stresses, and it examines how external actors can build
on communities’ self-organization in a complementary way, nurturing the most beneficial
characteristics of volunteerism while mitigating against potential harms to the most