Social protection and basic services in conflict-affected situations: what do we know?

Rachel Slater, Richard Mallett and Samuel Carpenter
October 2012
This publication is an output of the following project: Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium
Overview

This SLRC briefing paper summarises the findings of a working paper exploring social protection and basic services (health, education and water) in fragile and conflict-affected situations and finds:

  • Evidence on social protection and service delivery in conflict-affected situations is fairly limited and of variable quality
  • The claim that there is a causal link between service delivery and state-building is frequently made but rarely evidenced
  • Gaps remain in the guidance about how to deliver basic services in volatile, low capacity situations, particularly in relation to comparative costs and programme effectiveness

Language: 
English
Social Protection
Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium (SLRC)
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Social protection and basic services in conflict-affected situations: what do we know?

Social protection and basic services in conflict-affected situations: what do we know?
Social protection and basic services in conflict-affected situations: what do we know?