Humanitarian Standards Partnership app

The Humanitarian Standards Partnership app (HSPapp) provides user-friendly access to global humanitarian standards on mobile devices. Install the app on your device or read more about HSPapp and the Humanitarian Standards Partnership.


Sphere Handbook
Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response.
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Child Protection Minimum Standards 2019
The 2019 version of the CPMS aims to ensure that measures to protect children are a central component of all humanitarian action.
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Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards
International guidelines and standards for designing, implementing, and evaluating livestock interventions to help people affected by humanitarian crises.
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Minimum Economic Recovery Standards
Technical assistance to be provided in promoting the recovery of economies and livelihoods affected by crisis.
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Minimum Standards for Education: Preparedness, Response, Recovery
Enhances the quality of educational preparedness, response and recovery, increase access to safe and relevant learning opportunities and ensure accountability in providing these services.
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Minimum Standard for Market Analysis
The MISMA establishes the standard that must be met in any market analysis exercise to ensure the quality of humanitarian response and associated contingency plans.
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Humanitarian Inclusion Standard
The HIS promotes the inclusion of older people and people with disabilities in humanitarian action and provides guidance to ensure equal access in all sectors of humanitarian action.
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Minimum Standards for Camp Management
CAMP describes the minimum actions needed to support meaningful engagement within a site as well as planning and coordination between sectors and agencies.
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News articles

Working with the Sphere standards: An interview with World Vision's Sajilu Kamwendo
This month, Sphere met Sajilu Kamwendo, Director of Preparedness and Standards at World Vision International. He reflected on how standards are used by his organisation.
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New features make Interactive Handbook quicker and more intuitive to use
Sphere has recently updated its Interactive Handbook, making it quicker and easier to browse and access its content.
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Handbook launch events across the globe
Throughout March 2019, Sphere and its partners continued the roll-out of the new Sphere Handbook, with events scheduled across four continents.
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Training opportunities

Education in Emergencies Harmonized Training Package
Developed by INEE and the Education Cluster, the EiE harmonized training pack combines training materials from the original INEE MS, IIEP and the Front Line Responders training packages.
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Training of Trainers: CPMS and CPiE
Training of Trainers: Child Protection in Emergencies and Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action
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