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The Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) revision is underway

We are making the CHS more accessible and relevant for people facing situations of vulnerability and crisis.
Learn more about the CHS revision

SEADS Takes Shape after Global Public Consultation

The first edition of the SEADS Handbook – for Supporting Agricultural Livelihoods in Emergencies – is coming soon!
Read about SEADS

Sphere and Inclusion online course in progress

HelpAge has partnered with several experienced Sphere trainers to deliver this 40-hour course over six weeks.
Visit the HelpAge event page

What has CALP Network been up to? Read our latest annual report

Read how CALP’s work made a difference in Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) from 2021 to 2022.
Read CALP’s report

Sphere network to grow in Eastern Europe

Sphere is translating their Handbook into Ukrainian, Polish, Slovak and Romanian, and expanding into Ukraine, Poland, Slovakia, Romania and Moldova.
Read more about Sphere

LEGS wraps up public consultation on 3rd edition of handbook

The public consultation for the 3rd edition of the Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS) Handbook ended 9 September.
Read more about LEGS

News and newsletters

The following HSP partners maintain a newsfeed or blog on their website and distribute newsletters via email to subscribers.

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Sphere encourages all practitioners – including members, focal points, trainers and others – to submit their stories and opinion pieces for dissemination with the network.

Subscribe for around 8 to 10 newsletters per year depending on your preferences. Select English, French or Spanish.

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The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action

Join the Child Protection Mainstreaming Standards (CPMS) community to receive up-to-date resources, insights and advice. Our promise: No spam, just useful stuff.

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CALP (Cash Learning Partnership) Network

The CALP Network records the latest views and analyses from experts in cash and voucher assistance (CVA) and related topics.

Subscribe to receive updates and developments about cash and voucher analysis (CVA) from the CALP Network.

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Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)

The INEE offers a dynamic listing of news relevant to education in emergencies and maintains over a dozen email distribution lists in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Arabic. All are free to join, and you can update your subscriptions at any time.

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Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS)

Sign up for LEGS newsletters from the bottom of the LEGS homepage. Mails are sent every 1 or 2 months in English, French or Spanish.

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  • Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)

  • Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS)