The GRC published the first part of the publication series volume 9 “Civil society actors in the GRC refugee relief 2015/16“, in which it presents findings regarding its cooperation with civil society actors in the refugee situation 2015/16. The publication series serves as an instrument to continuously publish research findings and to provide impulses for the strategic development of the GRC.
In the publication, the changes in social engagement behavior and their impact on the collaboration of aid organizations with civil society are described. Following this thematic introduction, the experiences gained by GRC members during the refugee situation are documented. Hereby, challenges in cooperation with civil society actors as well as good practices of their successful integration and deployment are identified. Besides, the needs regarding the creation of aids are analysed. The publication can be downloaded from the website of the GRC research center (www.drk-forschung.de).