What is Social Protection?

Vulnerability context

"The Vulnerability Context refers to the seasonality, trends, and shocks that affect people’s livelihoods. The key attribute of these factors is that they are not susceptible to control by local people themselves, at least in the short and medium term."

Source: Department for International Development. 1999. "Sustainable livelihoods guidance sheets". London, UK, DFID. <https://www.livelihoodscentre.org/documents/114097690/114438878/Sustaina.... Accessed 02 September 2020.