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  • Thematic sheet: Engaging National Disaster Management Authorities
    English 340.47 KB pdf 2022
    A guide for Sphere focal points and humanitarian advocates This Sphere thematic sheet (TS) explains how global humanitarian quality and accountability standards are relevant to national disaster responses. Its key learnings and messages are intended to help Sphere focal points and advocacy staff engaging with representatives of national disaster management authorities (NDMAs) on Sphere and other Humanitarian Standards Partnership (HSP) standards.
  • What makes International Standards interesting for National Disaster Management Authorities?
    English 1.54 MB pdf 2019

    By LSE

    This report, produced by a team of student consultants from the London School of Economics (LSE), examines the main opportunities and challenges for engaging with National Disaster Management Authorities (NDMAs) and looks at how best to enable and support NDMAs to adopt international standards and principles in their national emergency response.
  • Sphere standards in national humanitarian response
    English 286.94 KB pdf 2016

    By Sphere

    This Discussion Paper sets out to understand and describe opportunities for adapting international humanitarian standards to a regional, national or local level in preparing for, or responding to a disaster. It is based on a series of consultations with Sphere country focal points and a literature review, and presents a number of brief case studies to illustrate the main findings and recommendations. It concludes with a set of suggestions for advocates and Sphere focal points to take forward work with NDMAs.