Gender Based Violence

Gender Based Violence

A new HCT Terms of Reference was endorsed by the IASC Emergency Directors Group in April 2017, which identified four…

The Centrality of Protection

The Centrality of Protection

Whilst protection is primarily the duty of member states and the parties to conflicts, Humanitarian Coordinators (HCs) and Humanitarian Country…

Collective Accountability to Affected People

Collective Accountability to Affected People

Accountability to affected people (AAP) gives affected people influence over decisions related to their need for support. It takes into…

Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

The 2015 IASC statement on Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) calls for “reinforcing the responsibilities on PSEA for…

Preparedness

Preparedness

The Transformative Agenda has two protocols on preparedness: The Common Framework for Preparedness (CFP) supports the development of preparedness capacity…

Localisation

Localisation

The idea that local actors should be at the forefront of humanitarian response in their own country is increasingly widely…

Cash Programming

Cash Programming

Humanitarian organisations are increasingly using cash transfer programmes to meet the needs of people affected by crisis. UN Secretary-General Ban…

Access

Access

Humanitarian access is compromised by different factors.  In some cases, violent conflict can constrain the ability of humanitarian workers to…

Prioritisation

Prioritisation

The OPRs and P2P support missions confirm that prioritisation is one of the most critical concerns of Humanitarian Coordinatorsand Humanitarian…

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