Ongoing Strengthening resilience of older persons and persons with disabilities during COVID-19 and future disasters (CovidResilience, RESOPP)

CovidResilience project aims to contribute to strengthened resilience of older persons and persons with disabilities in the Western Balkans during Covid-19 and future disasters. The beneficiaries of this project are older persons, persons with disabilities, CSOs and grassroots organisations to better cope with the COVID-19 situation in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo.

EDF is designing and delivering two training cycles to representatives of the five national CSO networks, contributing to the development and dissemination of public policy proposals

Funder: European Union
Timeframe: November 2020-November 2023

Lead partner:  Red Cross of Serbia (Main applicant, project coordination)
Other partners:

  • Austrian Red Cross
  • AGE Platform Europe
  • European Disability Forum
  • SeConS Development Initiative Group
  • Albanian Red Cross
  • Albanian Association of Geriatry and Gerontology (AAGG)
  • Red Cross Society of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Association for Help and Development HAJDE, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Red Cross of Montenegro
  • Association of Blind Persons Montenegro
  • Red Cross of North Macedonia
  • Humanost NGO, North Macedonia
  • Caritas Kosova
  • National Organisation of Persons with Disability Serbia (NOOIS)


An-Sofie Leenknecht