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The vital role of the social service workforce in emergencies

Social service workers play a crucial role in helping individuals, families and communities respond to and recover from emergencies. They also help individuals, families and communities build their resilience to withstand future shocks. Yet, they remain largely unrecognized and undervalued. The Global Social Service Workforce Alliance's '2022 State of the Social Service Workforce Report' showcases the important and distinct roles of social service workers across the emergency management cycle and calls for greater recognition of their critical contribution. This infpgraphic, designed for the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action's Annual Meeting, showcase the key roles of the workforce in emergencies.

Global Social Service Workforce Alliance
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