Published in: 2011
The Sphere Project
The Sphere handbook is designed for use in disaster response, and may also be useful in disaster preparedness and humanitarian advocacy. It is applicable in a range of situations where relief is required, including natural disasters as well as armed conflict. It is designed to be used in both slow- and rapid-onset situations, in both rural and urban environments, in developing and developed countries, anywhere in the world. The emphasis throughout is on meeting the urgent survival needs of people affected by disaster, while asserting their basic human right to life with dignity.
The Sphere Project (2011). Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Response. Geneva, Switzerland.
Camps (emergency or longer term) English Europe, Caucasus & Central Asia
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