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The Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) is now available in Khmer. The Standard was translated into Khmer by World Vision Cambodia, and the CHS management team would like to thank the World Vision Cambodia for their tireless work in translating and designing the Khmer language version of the CHS
Following a global consultation during which numerous organisations and individuals tested the document in their work both in the field and at headquarter-level, the CHS Guidance Notes and Indicators have now been launched.
The Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) is now available in Arabic. The Standard was translated into Arabic by a consortium of agencies working in the Middle East and produced by Islamic Relief Worldwide.
The Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) is now available in Bahasa Indonesia. We would like to thank the Indonesian Society for Disaster Management (MPBI) for translating the Standard and Oxfam GB for supporting its publication and launch.
The Core Humanitarian Standard is now available in Turkish. We would like to thank the team at Mavi Kalem for all their work translating the Standard.
We have received a range of informative feedback on the draft CHS Guidance Notes and Indicators from humanitarian actors worldwide during the two-month consultation period. Respondents liked that the tool is “relevant”, “comprehensive” and “high quality” while also highlighting areas for improvement.
The Core Humanitarian Standard is now available in Korean. We would like to thank the Korean NGO Council for Overseas Development Cooperation (KCOC) for translating the Standard.
The Humanitarian Quality Assurance Initiative (the Initiative) is a new organisation which has been set up on 7 July 2015 following the launch of the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) to promote quality and accountable support to vulnerable communities affected by crisis or at risk of crisis, through the provision of accessible, high-quality verification and certification services to NGOs worldwide.
The Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability (CHS) was presented to 60 humanitarian and development actors in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on 29 April 2015. The session raised awareness of the CHS’s development, content and use among Haiti’s humanitarian community.
On the invitation of the German Foreign Office and VENRO, the umbrella organisation for development NGOs in Germany, HAP International facilitated a half-day workshop on the Core Humanitarian Standard. The 25 participants were highly engaged throughout the workshop, highlighting what they like about the CHS, their concerns, and detailing the support they need to implement the standard.