Revision Resources

Here you will find guidelines and tools that support the CHS revision process, as well as generic tools that help you promote, share and implement the CHS. 

1. Direct feedback on the CHS

You are invited to provide direct Online feedback on the CHS (currently only in English). If you prefer, you can also provide your feedback in a Word version of the CHS Feedback form (also available in Ar, Fr, Sp) and send the document to

Arabic: Feedback form for the CHS
Français:  Formulaire de feedback CHS 
Español: Formulario para recompilar comentarios sobre la CHS.

2. Documents for Revision Consultations - June to December 2022

2.1. Guidance for consultations with communities:

Guidelines for community consultations
Reporting template for community consultations

Guidelines for community consultations - AR
Reporting template for community consultations - AR

Lignes directrices pour consultations communautaires
Modèle de rapport pour consultations communautaires

Guía para consultas con comunidades
Modelo de informe de consulta con comunidades

2.2. Guidance for organisational and group consultations:

Guidelines for organisational consultations
Power Point Presentation for Consultation Meetings
Reporting template for organisational consultations

Guidelines for organisational consultations - ARABIC
Power Point Presentation for Consultation Meetings - ARABIC
Reporting template for organisational consultations - ARABIC

Lignes directrices pour consultations organisationelles
Présentation Power Point pour consultations organisationnelles
Modèle de rapport pour consultations organisationnelles

Guía para consultas organizacionales
Presentación PPT para consulta organizacional
Modelo de informe de consulta organizacional



Other resources

Printed copies of the Core Humanitarian Standard

The CHS Alliance and Sphere have a limited number of printed copies of the CHS available to support organisations and individuals. These will be distributed at CHS launches, dissemination events, and trainings. You can download digital copies from the Standard page 

CHS Guidance Notes and Indicators

The CHS Guidance Notes and Indicators is a supplement to the Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability. It is also included in the Sphere Handbook as the Core Humanitarian Standard chapter - one of three foundation chapters for Sphere's technical standards. 

The guidance is aimed at all humanitarian actors and organisations involved in planning, managing or implementing a humanitarian response including staff and volunteers of local, national and international agencies. It may also be used by government agencies and local authorities and adapted for use with affected communities. 

Branded materials

You can download branded materials on the CHS including the logo, posters and diagrams on the Standard and Nine Commitments here

E-learning course on the CHS

An e-learning course on the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) is available in Arabic, Bengali, English, French and Swahili. The online course is available to access on Kaya, the Humanitarian Leadership Academy (HLA)'s online learning platform. It was developed through a collaborative process with the HLA, the CHS Alliance, Groupe URD, IECAH and Sphere. The course is based on four scenarios and covers the history of the CHS, its structure and scope, the Nine Commitments, the principles underpinning it, links between the CHS and other standards, the responsibilities that the CHS places on humanitarian workers and organisations, and how individuals and organisations can apply the CHS.

Resources for you
Resources for you

Download resources to support the promotion and implementation of the CHS in your organisation.

The Core Humanitarian Standard, rooted in the needs and rights of the communities and people affected by crisis and founded in humanitarian principles, will inspire energy and action for improved quality and accountability.
Pauliina Parhiala, Director, ACT Alliance
CHS Alliance
Groupe URD
Sphere Project