2. Basic Guide
ECB assessment forms
Gap analysis matrix
What we know about exit strategies: Practical guidance for developing exit strategies in the field. By Alison Gardner, Kara Greenblott and Erika Joubert. A product of C-SAFE Regional Learning Spaces Initiative (WFP), 2005.
7. Fund Mobilisation
ERWG Contact List
8. Proposal Design
Donor Budget Formats
9. Monitoring and Evaluation
RAR Summary & Scores
Sample AAR agenda
Sample AAR report
Sample Report RAR/AAR
10. Donor Contract Management
Chapter Five-Contract compliance, ‘The Basics of Project Implementation-A Guide for Project Managers' (November 2007).
Sample fraud report
DMC TOR CARE Somalia
MoU template CUSA
Template Media Log
Photo consent policy
14. Safety and Security
Stack card/bin card
Loss adjustment reports
General Receipt Note
Cash Budget Form
Cash Receipt Voucher
Funding Portfolio Matrix
Funding Portfolio Matrix
Petty Cash Vouchers
Sample Bin Card
Sample Waybill/Gate Pass
Sample Tent Kit
Sample Stock Ledger Form
Sample Vehicle Log Sheet
Sample Fuel Coupon
Code of Conduct
Ration card format
WFP sample ration cards
20. IT and Telecommunications
IT minimum standards
21. Human Resources
Duty travel form
Reference request form
Table: Roles and responsibilities of CI Members in rapid recruitment of international staff (including internal appointments)
Letter of invitation
CARE USA TDY policy
Entry interview form
Exit clearance form
CI_RED application form
Building Trust Toolkit
22. Capacity Building in Emergencies
CARE 2003. Managing risk, improving livelihoods: Program guidelines for conditions of chronic vulnerability. CARE East and Central Africa Regional Management Unit, Nairobi.
Young, Helen, Jaspars, Susanne, Brown, Rebecca, Frize, Jackie & Khogali, Hisham 2001. Food-security assessments in emergencies: A livelihoods approach. Humanitarian Practice Network Publications, Network paper 36.
Emergency food security interventions: A state of the art review. Feinstein International Center. May 2007.
Maxwell, Dan, Watkins, Ben, Wheeler, Robin & Collins, Greg 2003. The coping strategies index: Field methods manual. CARE Eastern and Central Africa Regional Management Unit & World Food Programme Vulnerability Assessment and Mapping.
Levine, Simon, Chastre, Claire et al. 2004. Missing the point. An analysis of food security interventions in the Great Lakes. Humanitarian Practice Network.
Bramel, P, Remington, T & McNeil, M 2004. CRS seed vouchers & fairs 2004: Using markets in disaster response. Nairobi. CRS East Africa.
Market Information&Food Insecurity Response Analysis Tool: CARE USA's has been working with Cornell University to develop a response analysis tool specifically for food insecurity. The tool is particularly useful in considering cash or food transfer interventions.
Emergency Market Mapping & Analysis(EMMA) http://emma-toolkit.org/ . A tool for rapid market assessments in emergencies - while less comprehensive than the Market Information& Food Insecurity Response Analysis tool that CARE has been developing with Cornell it is quicker to use and may therefore be appropriate in most circumstances. The tool was published in early 2010 and there are many trainings conducted so far. For more information please contact
Navarro-Colorado C. A Retrospective Study of Emergency Supplementary Feeding Programmes. ENN/SC UK. June 2007.
IASC 2006. Women, girls, boys & men: Different needs-equal opportunities. Gender Handbook in Humanitarian Action. IASC.
Longley, Catherine, Christoplos, Ian & Slaymaker, Tom 2006. Agricultural rehabilitation: Mapping the linkages between humanitarian relief, social protection and development. Humanitarian Policy Group Report 22.
Maxwell, Dan 2007. Recommendations toward an Emergency Food Security Strategy. Summary analysis and report.
Food Policy (December 2001)-currently being updated by CARE USA, Food Resources Coordination Team
White Paper on Food Aid Policy (June 2006)-describes CARE's decision to opt out of monetisation.
Harmonized Training Package. Nutrition Cluster Toolkit.2008.Modules 11 to 19.
Integrated Food Security Phase Classification: Technical Manual & User Guide
24. Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Davis, J & Lambert, R 2002. Engineering in emergencies: A practical guide for relief workers. 2nd ed. ITDG Publishing & RedR.
Harvey, Peter 2007. Excreta disposal in emergency situations: a field manual. WEDC.
OCHA/CARE 2011. Sex and age disaggregated data. Improving humanitarian response in emergencies. The Feinstein International Centre, August 2011.
WASH cluster training resources (Various).
Emergency WASH and Gender Marker Tipsheet
Gender Equality Programming – Guidance Note: WASH
Selecting NFIs for Shelter: Guidance on selecting and using NFIs in Shelter Programmes. Shelter Centre, UNHCR, CARE & NRC
Plastic Sheeting. Information on the specification and use of plastic sheeting in humanitarian relief - English
La bâche plastique: Guide des caractéristiques de la bâche plastique et de son utilisation pour les secours humanitaires - Francaise
La lona de plástico: Guía sobre las especificaciones y uso de la lona de plástico en la ayuda humanitaria - Español
Tents: A guide to the use and logistics of family tents in humanitarian relief. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
Humanitarian Timber. Field guidelines on the procurement, logistics and use of timber in humanitarian operations
PASSA Manual. IFRC
Guidance Note: Integrating Housing, Land and Property Issues into Key Humanitarian, Transitional and Development Planning Processes, IOM
Barakat, Sultan 2003. Housing reconstruction after conflict and disaster. Humanitarian Practice Network Paper 43. Provides guidance on different types of construction management models for reconstruction.
Bakarat, Sultan 2003. Housing reconstruction after conflict and disaster. Chapter 2-Preparation, planning and assessment, p. 5
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre-Training materials, research materials and specific country data on IDP numbers, needs and movements.
Paul, Diane 1999. Protection in practice: Field-level strategies for protecting civilians from deliberate harm. Relief and Rehabilitation Network paper. Overseas Development Institute, Humanitarian Practice Network.
26. Sexual and Reproductive Health
WHO Health Cluster Guide
Inter-Agency Working Group on Reproductive Health in Crises (IAWG) MISP Implementation. Includes resources such as guidelines/tools for implementation, supply logistics, monitoring, and assessments
Inter-agency Field Manual on Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Settings 2010. Available in Arabic, Bahasa, Dari, English, French, and Spanish. Currently undergoing revision.
NGO code of practice guidelines on emergency and HIV. NGO HIV/AIDS Code of Practice Project 2004. Renewing our voice: Code of good practice for NGOs responding to HIV/AIDS
Inter-Agency Task Team to Address HIV in Humanitarian Emergencies. 2014. Integrating HIV in Cluster Response Guidance Briefs.
IRC 2014. Clinical Care for Sexual Assault Survivor (CCSAS) Multimedia Training Tool. Available in English and French.
CARE. Delivering High-Quality Family Planning Services in Crisis-Affected Settings I: Implementation
The CARE Family Planning Counseling Package available through the Family Planning Wiki and IAWG site. Includes a modular version of Voluntary Contraception/FP counseling training guide that can be implemented in humanitarian settings based on needs of the response team. It can be completed one module at a time each module taking a day for completion.
CARE SRHR EPP integration matrix
Risk Matrix by Remote Cash Project
Oxfam 48h Tool
Prerequisites for Selecting an E-transfer Service Provider adapted from Concern, in CaLP E-transfers in emergencies: implementation support guidelines
CARE CBI Decision Tree
E-Transfer Planning Process from CaLP E-transfers in emergencies: implementation support guidelines
Sample SOPs from Mercy Corps
Example Memorandum of Understanding Between an Organisation and Merchants from GOAL - Voucher Distributions
Sample Service Contract with Hawala Agent from Adeso - Guidelines: How to use Hawala in Somalia
Guidelines for Public Work Programmes from FAO Guidelines for Public Work Programmes: Cash-, Voucher- and Food-for-Work)
Minimum Contract Requirements with an E-transfer from CaLP E-transfers in emergencies: implementation support guidelines
Procurement Process for an E-Transfer Service Provider adapted from ACF, in CaLP E-transfers in emergencies: implementation support guidelines
Sample Post-transfer Monitoring Forms from CaLP - Cash transfer programming in urban emergencies: a toolkit for practitioners
Child Safeguarding in Cash Transfer Programming Tool by Hannah Thompson, with support from Save the Children, the Women's Refugee Commission, the Child Protection in Crisis Network, and CaLP
Target Audience Tool
29. Conflict Sensitivity
CARE Conflict Wiki
CARE International UK and CAFOD, 2011 2011 ‘Applying conflict sensitivity in Emergency Response: current practice and ways forward' / Learning Review on Conflict Sensitivity in Emergency Response: Current Practice and Recommendations for the Future () ODI Humanitarian Practice Group Network Paper 70
Africa Peace Forum, Centre for Conflict Resolution, Consortium of Humanitarian Agencies, Forum on Early Warning and Early Response, International Alert, and Saferworld 2004. Conflict-sensitive approaches to development, humanitarian assistance and peace building: Tools for peace and conflict impact assessment.
Collaborative for Development Action 2004. The do no harm handbook-The framework for analyzing the impact of assistance on conflict. Cambridge, MA: CDA Collaborative Learning Projects.
ALNAP Global Study 2003. Practitioner's handbook draft: Participation by crisis-affected populations in humanitarian action.
International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA) 2005. Reach out: A refugee protection training project.
Maxwell, Dan 2005. Humanitarian protection: Recommendations towards good practice for non-mandated organizations. CARE Regional Management Unit for East and Central Africa (ECARMU), April.
Mahoney, Liam 2006. Proactive presence: Field strategies for civilian protection. Geneva. Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue
Emergency Capacity Building Project 2007. Impact measurement and accountability in emergencies: The good enough guide
32. Quality and Accountability
Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Disaster Relief
ALNAP Quality Proforma
Draft DRR policy
35. Environment and Disasters
Framework for Assessing, Monitoring and Evaluating the Environment in Refugee-related Operations (FRAME), 2005.
Checklist-based guide to identifying critical environmental considerations in emergency shelter site selection, construction, management and decommissioning, 2005
Tsunami damage to terrestrial coastal ecosystems: Common guidelines and methodology for rapid field assessment, 2005.
Bilan carbone 2016
août 2014, en anglais
synthèse, août 2014
Shaping the future of aid effectiveness by mainstreaming environmental sustainability - Humanitarian Practice Network
36. Policy Framework
Annex 7 MPAs_FinalArabic
Annex 7 MPAs-Espanol
42. Information management
Emergency Alert Format
Sample Emergency Alert
CARE Situation Report Format (Sitrep)
Situation Report Writing Guidelines
Sample Situation Report
Emergency Operations Room checklist
Self-assessment tool draft
Information provision to affected communities
How to report population data
39. Civil Military Relations
Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and NGOs in Disaster Relief.
Inter-Agency Standing Committee 2008. Civil-military guidelines & reference for complex emergencies.
MCDA 2003. Guidelines on the use of military and civil defence assets to support United Nations humanitarian activities in complex emergencies.
Oslo Guidelines on: The use of military and civil defence assets in disaster relief, 2006. (covering natural, technological and environmental emergencies).
40. Humanitarian Coordination
Global NGO Coordination Mechanisms (Not yet available)
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies 2004. Renewing our voice: Code of good practice for NGOs responding to HIV/AIDS.
Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) 2004. Guidelines for HIV/AIDS interventions in emergency settings.
The Sphere Project 2004. Humanitarian charter and minimum standards in disaster response. (Sphere handbook)