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    DescriptionThe Sphere Project is an initiative to determine and promote standards by which the global community responds to the plight of people affected by disasters.With this "Handbook," Sphere is working for a world in which the right of all people affected by disasters to re-establish their lives and livelihoods is recognized and acted upon in ways that respect their voice and promote their dignity and security.This "Handbook" contains: * A Humanitarian Charter legal and moral principles which reflect the rights of disaster-affected populations* Protection Principles* Core Standards and Minimum Standards in four key life-saving humanitarian sectors: Water supply, sanitation and hygiene promotion; Food security and nutrition; Shelter, settlement and non-food items; Health action. They describe what needs to be achieved in a humanitarian response in order for disaster-affected populations to survive and recover in stable conditions and with dignity."The Sphere Handbook" enjoys broad ownership by agencies and individuals, offering the humanitarian sector a common language for working together towards quality and accountability in disaster and conflict situations."The Sphere Handbook" has a number of companion standards, extending its scope in response to needs that have emerged within the humanitarian sector.The Sphere Project was initiated in 1997 by a number of humanitarian NGOs and the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.


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    Title
    Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response
    Authors and contributors
    Compiled by The Sphere Project
    Physical properties
    Format: Mixed media product
    Number of pages: 400
    Width: 148 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 550 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781908176004
    ISBN 10: 1908176008
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.3
    BIC subject category V2: JPSN
    B&T General Subject: 750
    LC classification: HV
    BIC subject category V2: JKSR
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27470
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 41
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    BIC subject category V2: JFFC
    Abridged Dewey: 904
    DC22: 363.34
    BISAC V2.8: SOC040000
    DC22: 363.348
    BISAC V2.8: SOC042000
    Thema V1.0: JBFF, JPSN, JKSR
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    approx 30 line art charts
    Publisher
    Sphere Project
    Imprint name
    Sphere Project
    Publication date
    30 April 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Rugby