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Author: Humanitarian Accountability Partnership
Publisher: Oxfam
Keywords: quality, management, accountability, humanitarian, hap, standard, guide
Number of Pages: 251
Published: 2008-03-19
ISBN-10: 085598600X
ISBN-13: 9780855986001

What is HAP? The Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP) is a multi-agency initiative to improve the quality and accountability of humanitarian action. What is the HAP Standard? The HAP Humanitarian Accountability and Quality Management Standard (2007) provides an industry standard for humanitarian accountability. It represents a broad consensus on what matters most when an agency responds to an emergency. How can the HAP Standard improve humanitarian practice? A part of the HAP Standard is a voluntary certification scheme, which together with the Standard itself represents a breakthroug
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Author: Sphere Project
Publisher: Oxfam
Keywords: disaster, response, standards, minimum, charter, humanitarian
Number of Pages: 346
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 9291390976
ISBN-13: 9789291390977

The Sphere Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Response are a remarkable international initiative aimed at improving the effectiveness and accountability of humanitarian assistance. This new edition of the handbook has been thoroughly revised and updated, taking into account recent developments in humanitarian practice, together with feedback from practitioners in the field, research institutes and cross-cutting experts in protection, gender, children, older people, disabled people, HIV/AIDS and the environment. The revised handbook is the product of an extensive collaborati
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Author: Hugo Slim
Publisher: Oxfam
Keywords: agencies, humanitarian, guide, alnap, protection
Number of Pages: 124
Published: 2006-06
ISBN-10: 0855985720
ISBN-13: 9780855985721

This guide gives essential advice and insights to humanitarian practitioners who are involved in providing safety and protecting vulnerable people in war and disaster. It provides a framework for responsibility and action, which helps clarify conceptual issues and helps humanitarian field workers position themselves vis-à-vis other actors who have overlapping mandates. A practical schema is also presented that gives practical advice on how to think through the various elements of protection focused programming in four clear steps: assessment; program design; implementation; and monitoring and
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Author: Amelia Bookstein
Publisher: Oxfam
Keywords: neglected, conflicts, civilians, protect, agenda, action, headlines
Number of Pages: 58
Published: 2003-11-01
ISBN-10: 0855985267
ISBN-13: 9780855985264

A campaigning report detailing how civilians--especially those in the 'forgotten' conflicts around the world--are suffering as humanitarian aid follows political priorities rather than the greatest need. It reviews the issues around humanitarian protection with illustrative examples from conflicts as diverse as Afghanistan, East Timor, Liberia, Bosnia, the Phillippines, Mozambique and Burundi. For all involved in humanitarian work as planners and managers, as well as researchers, policy advisers and politicians.
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Author: Alton Frye
Publisher: Council on Foreign Relations
Keywords: options, presented, memoranda, president, three, doctrine, intervention, crafting, workable, humanitarian
Number of Pages: 112
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0876092695
ISBN-13: 9780876092699

This Council policy initiative frames the issues raised by the "Clinton Doctrine," which advocates U.S. military intervention against large-scale humanitarian abuses.The introduction offers a hypothetical memorandum prepared by a national security adviser to the president, setting forth relevant precedents and context. Three perspectives on U.S. policy options follow, written as speeches the U.S. president might make to the American people: one, humanitarian intervention can serve national interests; two, humanitarian interests alone do not justify military intervention; and three, strategic i
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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: peer, reviews, twelve, lessons, dac, donorship, towards, development, assistance, oecd, humanitarian
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2012-05-03
ISBN-10: 9264174273
ISBN-13: 9789264174276

This publication outlines the 12 most important humanitarian lessons from the DAC peer reviews, profiles examples of good donor behaviour highlighted in the peer reviews, and sketches out the challenges donors still face as they move towards better humanitarian donorship. Lessons are grouped under the following headings: the strategic framework; delivering effective funding; an organisation fit for purpose; and learning and accountability.
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Author: Sphere Project
Publisher: Oxfam
Keywords: disaster, response, stardards, minimum, charter, humanitarian
Number of Pages: 338
Published: 2001-01-01
ISBN-10: 0855984627
ISBN-13: 9780855984625

The Sphere Humanitarian Charter and Minimum standards in Disaster Response are a remarkable international initiative aimed at improving the effectiveness and accountability of humanitarian assistance. This new edition of the handbook has been thoroughly revised and updated, taking into account recent development in humanitarian practice, together with feedback from practitioners in the field, research institutes and cross-cutting experts in protection, gender, children, older people, disabled people, HIV/AIDS and the environment. The revised handbook is the product of an extensive collaborativ
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