Core Humanitarian Standard and Guidance Notes and Indicators

Together with the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS), the Indicators and Guidance notes will be useful to humanitarian professionals and organisations involved in planning, managing or implementing a humanitarian response.

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With the Guidance Notes now in place the Core Humanitarian Standard are ready to replace the Sphere Handbook Core Standards.

The CHS Guidance Notes and Indicators explain why each of the Nine Commitments is important and allow for measurement of progress and, perhaps most importantly, drive continuous learning and improvement.


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