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
The Child Protection Minimum Standards aim 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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News articles

Ecuador recognises Sphere standards as cornerstone of national humanitarian response policy
The Ecuadorian government reaffirmed the Sphere standards' role as the foundation of the country's risk management structures as it unveiled its recently updated National Disaster Response Plan.
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Humanitarian inclusion standards for older people, people with disabilities become part of the HSP
The Sphere Executive Board welcomed a humanitarian standards initiative focusing on older people and people with disabilities as the newest member of the Humanitarian Standard Partnership.
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Sphere Handbook 2018 is in its final production stages
Following an intense year of drafting, consultation and review, the fourth edition of the Sphere Handbook is approaching the final stages of production.
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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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