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Global Hand Standards introductory page You can also view this page in German. Diese Seite ist auch auf Deutsch verf├╝gbar.

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The Global Hand standards were extracted from among the following documents. We also list here some other humanitarian principles and standards documents which guided and informed the first draft of the Global Hand standards.

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Global Hand Principles

Standards

Global Hand, and its parent NGO, Crossroads Foundation, aims to ensure that aid given is good aid. You can find a range of standards, specific to sectors of the disaster and development spectrum, in our Standards, Guidelines and Toolkits section. A high level summary of Global Hand's standards...

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Sphere Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Response 2011 edition

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Sphere Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Response, a 2011 revised handbook of The Sphere Project, sets out minimum standards for four sectors: water, sanitation, and hygiene promotion; food security and nutrition; shelter, settlement and non-food items; and health action.

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Accord Interagency Gifts in Kind Standards

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Accord Gifts in Kind Standards govern US-based member organisations' Gifts in Kind (GIK) activity.

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Standards of Corporate Social Responsibility

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Standards of Corporate Social Responsibility, established by the Social Venture Network, are defined in terms of nine interrelated topics. There are three general topics: ethics, accountability, and governance; and, six topics related to each stakeholder group: investors, employees, business...

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Making Private Standards Work for You

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The United Nations agency tasked with promoting industrial development has launched a new guidebook on private standards for exporters in developing countries working in the garments, footwear and furniture sectors to help them access global production and supply chains.

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1.1 Food or beverages

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Global Hand recommends The Sphere Project's Minimum Standards (these specify the minimum levels to be attained in each area), where applicable to food and beverages. This document examines the relevant Sphere Project Standards.

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3.6 Programme

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Global Hand recommends InterAction's PVO Standards, summarised here, where applicable to these issues.

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Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS)

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Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS) are a set of international guidelines and standards for the design, implementation and assessment of livestock interventions to assist people affected by disasters. LEGS is based on three livelihoods objectives: Providing immediate assistance to...