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CHS Guidance Notes and Indicators launch in Japanese

09/12/2016
The Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) Guidance Notes and Indicators are now available in Japanese thanks to the members of the Quality and Accountability Network in Japan, JANIC and Shinnyo-en.

E-learning course on the CHS available in French

18/11/2016
The popular e-learning course on the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) is now available in French. The online course is available to access on Kaya, the Humanitarian Leadership Academy (HLA)'s online learning platform.

CHS Guidance Notes and Indicators launch in Korean

10/11/2016
The CHS Guidance Notes and Indicators are now available in Korean thanks to the Korea NGO Council For Overseas Development Cooperation.

CHS launches in Japanese

03/10/2016
The Core Humanitarian Standard is now available in Japanese thanks to the members of the Quality and Accountability Network in Japan, JANIC and Shinnyo-en.

CHS launches in Portuguese

17/08/2016
The Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) is now available in Portuguese. The CHS management team would like to thank the Christian Aid team for all its hard work translating and designing the Standard. The CHS in Portuguese will be an invaluable resource for humanitarian and development organisations working in Africa and South America.

New e-learning course on the CHS

09/08/2016
A new e-learning course on the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) is now live.

Animation video on the CHS

09/08/2016
We're excited to share this short animation which gives viewers an overview of the Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability in English, French and Spanish.

Core Humanitarian Standard available in Swahili

15/07/2016
The CHS management team would like to thank Translators Without Borders for translating the Standard, which will be an invaluable resource for humanitarian and development organisations working in Africa.

Donors, UN agencies and NGOs commit to the CHS at World Humanitarian Summit

26/05/2016
Humanitarian leaders and decision-makers highlighted the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) as a way to improve humanitarian effectiveness during the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS), May 23-24 in Istanbul.

CHS now available in Ukrainian

17/05/2016
The Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) is now available in Ukrainian. The new language version of the CHS will be an invaluable resource for the community of humanitarian and development organisations working in Ukraine.
What's new
What's new

A Somali woman who fled drought and war at home cooks over a fire in a hastily-constructed hut on the outskirts of the Dadaab refugee camp in northeastern Kenya 

Credit: ACT Alliance/Paul Jeffrey

The Core Humanitarian Standard is at the heart of how and why we work, rather than what we deliver.
Peter Walker, Director, Feinstein International Center
CHS Alliance
Groupe URD
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