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Working towards humanitarian standards in the Philippines

By Roderick Valones (*) For the Alliance of Sphere Advocates in the Philippines (ASAP), 2014 has been the most eventful if not demanding year so far. The need to...

Posted: 19th February 2015

Sphere for Assessments now available in French and Spanish

The Spanish and French versions of Sphere for Assessments are now available for free downloading as PDF files. Sphere for Assessments is a short guide to help humanitarian staff...

Posted: 20th January 2015

Towards a “culture of accountability”

By Aninia Nadig (*) The humanitarian community understands very well how important it is to listen to and engage with the people it intends to serve. However, much needs...

Posted: 20th January 2015

Got ideas on humanitarian effectiveness? Share them now!

Do you have ideas and recommendations on how the humanitarian system could better meet the needs of people affected by crises? Would you like to share your views on...

Posted: 6th December 2014

What I’ve learned in just one month

By Christine Knudsen, Sphere Project Director December is usually a time when many of us hope to slow down, reflect on the year that is ending and prepare for...

Posted: 5th December 2014

What does culture have to do with the way people relate to disasters?

What should be done when people blame a flood on an angry goddess? Or a volcanic eruption on the mountain god? These are some of the questions asked by...

Posted: 5th November 2014

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