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26/02/2018

What do YOU think is the most important quality or competency a humanitarian worker should have?


Buke Dabasso is in charge of Integrated Community Case Management (ICCM) at Action Against Hunger in Kenya. On the occasion of the release of the Core Humanitarian Competency Framework (CHCF) and a set of accompanying tools, including ready-made training modules and a video clip, we had a chat with her and asked what competency she considers essential as a humanitarian worker.

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21/02/2018

What do YOU think is the most important quality/competency a humanitarian worker should have?


Sylvester Kyuli is Head of the Western Kenya region at Action Against Hunger, covering 5 counties. On the occasion of the release of the Core Humanitarian Competency Framework (CHCF) and a set of accompanying tools, including ready-made training modules and a video clip, we had a chat with him and asked him what competency he considers to be essential as a humanitarian worker.

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20/02/2018

START Network and CHS Alliance to host “Sharing Good Practices and Learnings on Localisation” workshop


The CHS Alliance, together with the Start Network, will be hosting a one-day workshop on 13 March in Geneva to present and discuss the key findings of the end-or-project evaluation of Shifting the Power. The evaluation aims to assess the project's theory of change, according to which "a shift of power towards locally owned and led responses will contribute to a more balanced humanitarian system that delivers more effective and accountable humanitarian response."

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25/01/2018

Project FAIR webinar: summary and follow-up questions


On 17 Jan 2018, the CHS Alliance co-hosted its second webinar to share the results of Project FAIR. On this occasion, we targeted organisations based in the Americas, through Humentum's membership and with some assistance from Birches. Dr Ishbel McWha-Hermann, from the University of Edinburgh Business School, presented the research findings. She was followed by Mascha Murphy, HR Manager Concern Worldwide, who shared the organisation's reward policy.

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02/01/2018

Transforming Surge Capacity project: what have we learnt?


In 2015 the Start Network launched a three-year Transforming Surge Capacity (TSC) project financed by the UK government to make surge capacity more effective and efficient across the whole humanitarian sector by promoting collaboration and coordination. The project’s final learning report is now available.

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27/12/2017

The CHS Guidance Notes and Indicators launches in Bengali


The Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) Guidance Notes and Indicators is now available in Bengali language. The CHS management team would like to thank the Humanitarian Leadership Academy, and Meherun Nesa Jhumur and Nayeem Wahra at the Disaster Forum in Dhaka, with support from Hasina Zaman and Sharmin Ruba for preparing the translation.

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