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  • Sphere Strategy 2020-2025
    English 212.16 KB pdf 2021

    By Sphere

    With this new strategy, Sphere aims to reinforce its leadership role in promoting the global relevance, importance and consistent application of humanitarian standards for accountability to affected communities, through a global Sphere community of purpose and practice.
  • Thematic sheet: Disaster Risk Reduction
    English 361.53 KB pdf 2020

    By Sphere

    This resource supports humanitarian practitioners implementing Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) activities while keeping a standard-based approach in mind. This publication is the second of Sphere’s ‘thematic sheets’, a series of short guides that compile references to a particular topic in the Sphere Handbook and offer additional guidance in that area.
  • Applying humanitarian standards to fight COVID-19
    English 2020
    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.
  • Global Focal Points meeting 2020 - report
    English 278.60 KB pdf 2020

    By Sphere

  • Alliance for Empowering Partnership (A4EP) - COVID19 position paper
    English 2.16 MB pdf 2020
    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
    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. The booklet is also available in Arabic.
  • Using the Sphere standards in urban settings (Part two)
    English 2.13 MB pdf 2020

    By Sphere

    The Sphere Handbook 2018 edition explicitly included, for the first time, specific references to urban settings. This guide, the 2020 edition of Using the Sphere standards in urban settings, concentrates on Sphere’s four technical chapters. Additional tools and approaches for urban response are included: Context analysis, Assessments, Profiling and Targeting; Area-based approaches and Cash and markets.
  • Sphere annual report 2019
    English 449.58 KB pdf 2020

    By Sphere

    Over the course of 2019, Sphere continued to promote quality and accountability across the humanitarian sector. This annual review presents a summary of Sphere’s many activities and achievements throughout 2019. The brochure, which includes a financial overview as well as a poster to print out, is only available in English.
  • Sphere training pack adapted to Syria response (Arabic)
    Arabic 981.38 MB zip 2020
    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.
  • Humanitarian inclusion standards - Tetum (Padraun Inkluzaun Umanitáriu ba Ema Idozu no Ema ho Defisiénsia)
    Tetum 3.04 MB pdf 2020
    The Humanitarian inclusion standards for older people and people with disabilities help humanitarian organisations ensure nobody is marginalised or left behind during emergency responses. This is a translation of the original English handbook into Tetum language.