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EU Aid Volunteers for resilience and response capacity of vulnerable communities through deployment and capacity building activities

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Project countries
  • Africa
    • Middle Africa
      • Angola
      • Cameroon
      • Chad
      • Congo (Republic of)
      • Congo (Democratic Republic of)
      • Equatorial Guinea
      • Gabon
    • Northern Africa
      • Tunisia
      • Morocco
      • Algeria
      • Egypt
    • Eastern Africa
      • Zimbabwe
      • Zambia
      • Uganda
      • Tanzania
      • Seychelles
      • Rwanda
      • Djibouti
      • Eritrea
      • Comoros
      • Burundi
      • Ethiopia
      • Kenya
      • Mozambique
      • Mauritius
      • Malawi
      • Madagascar
    • Southern Africa
      • Swaziland
      • South Africa
      • Botswana
      • Namibia
      • Lesotho
    • Western Africa
      • Liberia
      • Mauritania
      • Guinea-Bissau
      • Guinea
      • Gambia
      • Ghana
      • Mali
      • Niger
      • Senegal
      • Sierra Leone
      • Togo
      • Côte d'Ivoire
      • Cabo Verde
      • Burkina Faso
      • Benin
  • About

The EU Aid Volunteers project aims to strengthen the resilence and response capacity of vulnerable and disaster affected communities through the deployment of EU Aid Volunteers. EU Aid Volunteers deployment opportunities will be offered to 32 people in Colombia, Guatemala, Peru, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Senegal, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Philippines, Palestine, Lebanon and Cambodia.


Through their volunteering deployments, EU Aid Volunteers will support the sharing of good practices and lessons learned around disaster risk management, Early Warning System, logistic chain in emergency response and resilience in vulnerable communities, and help to boost and strengthen the humanitarian skills and capacities of a range of humanitarian actors.


The expected impact of the project is fully oriented to a whole process of skills creation and knowledge reinforcement, suitable to generate change on preparedness and resilience mechanisms among vulnerable populations, technicians and authorities at different levels, based on an active collaboration of key private and public humanitarian actors.


EU Aid Volunteers from a wide range of backgrounds will be deployed for periods between 2 and 12 months depending on the profile and needs of each participating non-EU country.


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Needs assessment at a local level along the disaster risk management cycle
Volunteer management according to the standards and procedures for the management of the candidate volunteers and the EU Aid Volunteers
Strengthening local volunteering in third countries
Capacities to undergo certification including administrative capacity
Building partnerships with a view of joint projects in the context of the EU Aid Volunteers initiative
Building resilience in local communities Contingency planning and preparedness for response Disaster preparedness Disaster risk reduction Hazard, risk analysis and early warning Information, communication and public awareness Linking relief, rehabilitation and development Strengthening capacities of hosting organisations Strengthening the operational capacity of the Hosting Organisation

Stories from the field (7)

Learning about the Philippines


Contruyendo resiliencia

eva salgado in Colombia