Localisation Index
Average score
Requirement fulfilled
01234
3
3.1: Programmes are built on local capacities and work towards improving the resilience of communities and people affected by crisis.
2.9
3.2: The organisation uses the results of any existing community hazard and risk assessments and preparedness plans to guide activities (see 2.1).
2.5
3.3: Programmes enable the development of local leadership and organisations in their capacity as first responders and promote an appropriate representation of marginalised and disadvantaged groups in local leadership and organisations.
2.6
3.4: A transition or exit strategy is planned in the early stages of the humanitarian programme to ensure longer-term positive effects and reduce the risk of dependency.
2.5
3.5: a. Programmes are designed and implemented in order to promote early recovery. b. Programmes are designed and implemented in order to benefit the local economy (see 3.6).
2.8
3.6: Programmes identify and act upon potential or actual unintended negative effects in a timely and systematic manner, including in the areas of people’s safety, security, dignity and rights, sexual exploitation and abuse by staff, culture, gender, social an
2.3
3.7: Policies, strategies and guidance are designed to prevent programmes having any negative effects such as, for example, exploitation, abuse or discrimination by staff against communities and people affected by crisis, and to strengthen local capacities.
2.7
4
4.2: Communication with communities and people affected by crisis uses languages, formats and media that are easily understood, respectful and culturally appropriate for different parts of the community, especially vulnerable and marginalised groups.
2.6
6
6.1: The roles, responsibilities, capacities and interests of different stakeholders are identified.
3.0
6.2: The response complements the action of national and local authorities and other actors.
3.1
6.5: Policies and strategies include a clear commitment to coordination and collaboration with others, including national and local authorities without compromising humanitarian principles.
3.1
6.6: Work with partners is governed by clear and consistent agreements that respect each partner’s mandate, obligations and independence, and recognises their respective constraints and commitments.
2.9
9
9.4: Local and natural resources are used taking their actual and potential impact on the environment into account.
2.3