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  • The Sphere standards and the Coronavirus response
    French 219.04 KB pdf 2020 By Sphere
    Sphere reviewed emerging practices in the Coronavirus outbreak response and released a 4-page document guiding you through the relevant parts of the Sphere Handbook. The document outlines the underlying principles and the importance of community engagement, as well as a detailed review of the relevant technical guidance in the WASH and Health chapters. The document is available in 10+ languages at spherestandards.org/coronavirus.
  • The Humanitarian Standards Partnership (brochure)
    English 2.19 MB pdf 2020 By Sphere
    This brochure presents the work and members of the Humanitarian Standards Partnership (HSP). The aim of the Partnership is to improve the quality and accountability of humanitarian action across all sectors and a harmonised approach to support users in the application of standards.
  • Applying humanitarian standards to fight COVID-19
    English 520.39 KB pdf 2020 By Sphere and partners
    The Sphere Handbook and the other Humanitarian Standards Partnership (HSP) initiatives offer guidance on the COVID-19 response. They establish what needs to be in place for affected populations to survive and recover with dignity.
  • Alliance for Empowering Partnership (A4EP) - COVID19 position paper
    English 2.16 MB pdf 2020 By Alliance for Empowering Partnership (A4EP)
    The Alliance for Empowering Partnership (A4EP) is a network of organisations committed to strengthen the humanitarian architecture and locally led response. This position paper contributes to the discussions and decision making on COVID-19 at international, regional, national and local level.
  • Quality and Accountability for Project Management
    English 5.79 MB pdf 2020 By Community World Service Asia
    This Booklet, designed for field practitioners, provides easy access to information and tools to apply Quality and Accountability to Affected Populations, including Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA). The Booklet promotes shared decision making at all phases of the programming cycles.
  • Sphere training pack adapted to Syria response (Arabic)
    Arabic 981.38 MB zip 2020 By Sphere
    The Syria training pack is a set of Arabic-language materials that contain guidance on how best to apply the Sphere standards in response to the country’s conflict. The pack is based on the 2018 training pack update and includes all the latest additions to the Sphere standards, but it also features additional case studies and multimedia content gathered in and around Syria. The content was developed by experienced Sphere trainers Aya Yagan, Hamza HamwieMohammad Abo Nabout, Rami Rajjoub and Mamdouh Tello.
  • The 2017-18 Sphere Handbook revision process: An after action review
    English 166.41 KB pdf 2019 By Sphere
    The latest revision of the Sphere Handbook was the most far-reaching consultative process in Sphere’s history. As the process of finalising the publication reached its final stages, an after-action review was then commissioned to compile and draw out key learnings from the experience of putting together the new Handbook content. This public report (available in English only) is a synthesis of the main review.
  • Cartoons Campaign posters - German
    German 47.64 MB zip 2019 By Aktion Deutschland Hilft
    Sphere partner Aktion Deutschland Hilft translated into German a series of Sphere posters illustrating the core principles embedded in the Humanitarian Charter. The posters help disseminate information and raise awareness on the basic rights of affected populations.
  • What are humanitarian standards? - Animated video
    English 248.99 MB mp4 2019 By Sphere
    What are humanitarian standards? How are they developed and updated? Why are they so important to people affected by disaster and crisis? This video produced by the members of the Humanitarian Standards Partnership (HSP) aims to answer these questions in a simple and effective manner. It allows everyone to familiarise with the seven standard initiatives which compose the Partnership.
  • Thematic Sheet: Reducing environmental impact in humanitarian response
    English 476.84 KB pdf 2019 By Sphere
    A thematic sheet is a short guide that compiles references to a particular topic in the Sphere Handbook and delves deeper into the issue. Sphere's thematic sheet on Reducing environmental impact in humanitarian response offers hands-on guidance to practitioners looking to consider environmental issues in their humanitarian programmes. It is the first in a series of upcoming thematic sheets.