The Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) and the Guidance Notes and Indicators are now available in Italian. The CHS management team would like to thank INTERSOS Humanitarian Aid Organisation, the Civil Volunteer Group, the International Committee for the Development of Peoples (CISP) and the the Medical Collaboration Committee for preparing the translation. The CHS in Italian will be an invaluable resource for humanitarian and development organisations working worldwide.

Organisations taking part in the translation proccess

INTERSOS Humanitarian Aid Organisation (INTERSOS) in a non-governmental organisation, founded in 1992 in Rome, Italy. It works all over the world bringing assistance to people in danger victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts. It provides first aid, food, shelter, medical assistance and basic goods. It ensures that basic needs, as education, clean water and health, are met.

The Civil Volunteer Group (GVC) is a non-governmental, secular, and independent organisation, founded in Bologna in 1971. It carries out humanitarian aid and sustainable development cooperation projects to guarantee access to clean water, food, health services, education and work, for communities all over the world.

The International Committee for the Development of Peoples (CISP) is a non-governmental organisation founded in 1983 with its headquarters in Rome, Italy. CISP, through its cooperation with many local actors, both governmental and private, has been implementing humanitarian aid, rehabilitation and development projects in over 30 countries in Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, Asia, and Eastern Europe.

The Medical Collaboration Committee (CCM) is a non-governmental organisation founded in 1968 in Turin, Italy. CCM has been building up on the skills of local health workers who needed assistance to grow professionally, ensuring basic access to primary health care to all and providing local health facilities with adequate medical equipment.


The CHS is now available in 27 languages (Amharic, Arabic, Bangla, Bahasa Indonesia, Cebuano, Chinese, English, Filipino (Tagalog), French, Italian, Japanese, Haitian Creole, Khmer, Korean, Lao, Mongolian, Myanmar, Nepali, Oromifa, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu and Vietnamese), while the Guidance Notes and Indicators in 13 languages (Arabic, Bangla, Chinese, English, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Khmer, Mongolian, Vietnamese, Spanish and Swahili).