Protect. Promote. Recognize: Volunteering in emergencies

This document can also be found on the Official website of International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) at

This document aims to promote an enabling environment for all volunteers as it recognizes volunteers as a precious resource. Civil societies, governments and corporate partners must work together to protect and encourage volunteerism. It includes guidelines and good practices to cater to their wellbeing.

This resource is part of a Collection of similar guidelines entitled "Supporting and managing volunteers during emergencies." Collections are monitored daily and new content is added.