2. Basic Guide

Reliefweb

3. Gender in Emergencies

Gender in Emergencies Wiki Page

Empowering women and girls affected by crisis

The Empowering women and girls affected by crisis report explains the importance of gender in emergencies, CARE’s approach, and a check into CARE’s progress towards achieving gender equality in humanitarian programming.

4. Assessment

Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP-International)

ReliefWeb

ACAPS learning platform (Needs assessments etc.)

IASC Coordinated assessments guidelines

“SPHERE for assessment” handbook

5. Strategy

Darcy, James & Hoffman, Charles-Antoine 2003. Humanitarian needs assessment and decision-making. HPG briefing no.13. London. Overseas Development Institute

IOM 2002. Emergency operations manual. International Organization for Migration

Jaspars, S & Shoham, J 1999. Targeting the vulnerable: A review of the necessity and feasibility of targeting vulnerable households. Disasters 23(4): 359-372.

Sharp, K 2001. An overview of targeting approaches for food-assisted programming. Atlanta. CARE USA.

Taylor, A & Seaman, J 2004. Targeting food aid in emergencies. Save the Children UK, Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN), No. 1, July

UNHCR 1999. Protecting refugees: A field guide for NGOs. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

UNHCR 2007. Handbook for emergencies. 3rd ed. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

UNICEF 2005. Emergency field handbook: A guide for UNICEF staff.

WFP 2002. Emergency field operations pocketbook. World Food Programme.

7. Fund Mobilisation

CARE donor guidelines and regulations

8. Proposal Design

CARE website for donor guidelines

9. Monitoring and Evaluation

Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action

ALNAP 2006. The participation handbook. Oxfam.

ALNAP-Training materials for Evaluation of Humanitarian Action

ALNAP-Summaries of lessons from previous disaster types

Digital Resources for Evaluators

Digital Resources for Evaluators

ECB Project-Accountability and Impact Measurement

ECB Joint Needs Assessment/Evaluation Database-Summaries of key learning from evaluations and AARs

Humanitarian Accountability Partnership 2007. A guide to the HAP Standard.

IFRC-International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies 2002. Handbook for monitoring and evaluation.

IFRC-International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies 2005. Guidelines for emergency assessment.

ListenFirst - is a draft set of tools and approaches that NGOs can use to make themselves more accountable to the people they serve. It includes a list of 25 examples of putting accountability into practice.

MandE NEWS-Monitoring and Evaluation NEWS

10. Donor Contract Management

CARE Regulations and Compliance

14. Safety and Security

Bierens de Haan, Barthold 2001. Humanitarian action and armed conflict: Coping with stress. ICRC. ref. 0576.

Fawcett, John 2003. Stress and trauma handbook: Strategies for flourishing in demanding environments. World Vision Publications.

Roberts, David Lloyd 2006. Staying alive: Safety and security guidelines for humanitarian volunteers in conflict areas. ICRC.

Save the Children UK 2003. Safety first: Save the children A field security handbook for NGO staff. Save the Children UK.

Van Brabant, Koenraad 2000. Operational security management in violent environments. HPN Good Practice Review 8.

16. Procurement

CARE USA database of donor guidelines and regulations

17. Finance

Tsunami Emergency Response - Good Practices Review - Sections:

About CI Members and Funding, About Programme Guidelines and Support for Field Staff, Procurement Best Practices, Staff Recommendations for Improving Emergency Finance Capabilities, A Selection of Actions Taken Considered ‘Good Human Resources Practices'

Tsunami Emergency Response - Good Practices Review - Sections:

18. Administration

CARE Administrative Start-Up Manual (ASUM):

Chapter 4: Telecommunications Chapter

5: Vehicle management Chapter

7: Procurement Chapter

8: Housing Chapter

9: CARE compound management Chapter

10: Office establishment

21. Human Resources

CHS (Core Humanitarian Standards) Alliance

24. Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

WHO—Publications on water, sanitation and health:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—Safe Water System

Global WASH Cluster

27. Cash

CARE CBI Guidelines

Cash in Emergencies Toolkit by ICRC

Cash Transfer Programming in Urban Emergencies: a Toolkit for Practitioners by CaLP

Cash Transfers in Remote Emergency Programming by Remote Cash Project:

E-Transfer Implementation Guide for Cash Transfer Programming by Mercy Corps:

29. Conflict Sensitivity

Africa Rights 1994

Humanitarianism unbound? Current dilemmas facing multi-mandate relief operations in political emergencies. Discussion paper no. 5.

Anderson, Mary B 1999.

Do no harm: How aid can support peace-or war. Boulder, CO: Lynne Reinner Publications.

Anderson, Mary B (ed.) 1999

Options for aid in conflict: Lessons from field experience. Cambridge. Collaborative for Development Action. 2000.

Bloomfield, David, Fischer, Martina & Schmelzle, Beatrix (eds) 2005

Dialogue series no. 4: New trends in peace and conflict impact assessment (PCIA). Berghof Research Centre for Constructive Conflict Management.

Emergency Capacity Building Project (2007).

The Good Enough Guide to Impact Measurement and Accountability in Emergencies. Oxford: Oxfam Publishing.

Fisher, Simon, Ibrahim Abdi, Dekha, Ludin, Jawed, Smith, Richard, Williams, Sue & Williams, Steve 2000.

Working with conflict: Skills and strategies for action. London. Zed Books.

Kornfield, Ruth 2005.

The Impact of Food Aid on Community Power Relations and Social Networks: A Case Study on a Hillside in Burundi. CARE Burundi.

The Sphere Project (2011).

Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response. Bourton on Dunsmore: Practical Action Publishing.

30. Participation

IASC resources for gender mainstreaming in emergencies

www.humanitarianinfo.org/iasc/gender

The listening project

Humanitarian Accountability Partnership

31. Protection

International Committee of the Red Cross

Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees-The UN Refugee Agency

33. PSEA

PSEA taskforce

On this site you can explore the subject of protection from sexual exploitation and abuse by personnel of the UN, NGOs and other international organisations. The site includes guidance to help you to perform your duties related PSEA as staff member, PSEA focal point or senior manager. It offers relevant tools and resdources, and it has a helpdesk link.

CHS-Alliance PSEA resources

All CHS Alliance members are required to report on the implementation and monitoring of their code of conduct and their other work on PSEA. The site offers advice and guidance on PSEA as well as capacity building and learning opportunies

IASC Task Team on Accountability to Affected Populations and Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (AAP/PSEA)

The IASC TT on AAP and PSEA has collected a wide range of resources including translations of the PSEA principles in over 50 languages.

Building Safer Organisations 2007, Handbook ; Training materials on receiving and investigating allegations of abuse and exploitation by humanitarian workers. ICVA

Heiberg, Turid 2001. Commodities in stigma and shame: An international overview of Save The Children's Work Against Child Sexual Abuse And Exploitation. Save the Children.

InterAction PVO standards on SEA.

Oxfam GB. Pick-up-and-Go Training Packs on SEA.

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Protection from sexual exploitation and abuse.

World Health Organization (WHO) 2002. World report on violence and health. WHO, Geneva.

34. DRR

Preventionweb contains a search engine for DRR tools (which can be selected according to the type of hazard, the level of analyses, the type of materials requested, the users, etc.):

United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction

35. Environment and Disasters

UNEP

Mainstreaming the environment into humanitarian action - Resource Centre

Green Recovery & Reconstruction Toolkit (GRRT)

A training toolkit with reference materials for humanitarian aid.

Disaster Waste Recovery (DWR)

The goal of DWR is to provide timely solid waste management and environmental protection support to communities affected by emergencies. Working with key stakeholders, this support varies from advice and training to actual implementation of projects.

World Conservation Union (IUCN)

IUCN is not a disaster relief or humanitarian assistance organisation, but can play an important role in addressing environmental impacts. In particular, IUCN can support efforts to rehabilitate affected areas.

36. Policy Framework

Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP-International)

37. EPP

EPP training courses-CARE Academy. Course 1-Introduction to CARE Emergency Preparedness Planning

Course 2-Creating CARE Emergency Preparedness Plans

38. Humanitarian Space

Mancini-Griffoli, Deborah & Picot, André 2004. Humanitarian negotiations: A handbook for securing access, assistance and protection for civilians in armed conflict. Geneva. Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue.

Dureaux, Jean-François & Dhanapala, Sivanka 2007?. Carving out humanitarian space

Grombach Wagner, Johanna 2005. An IHL/ICRC perspective on ‘humanitarian space'. International Committee of the Red Cross

Olsen, Lara 2006. Fighting for humanitarian space: NGOs in Afghanistan. Journal of military and strategic studies 9(1).

Sida, Lewis 2005. Challenges to humanitarian space: A review of humanitarian issues related to the UN integrated mission in Liberia and to the relationship between humanitarian and military actors in Liberia.

42. Information management

The Emergency Capacity Building (ECB) Team Project, ECB4, brought together seven NGOs, including CARE, to look at how to improve information management for NGOs. The ECB final reports are located at:

39. Civil Military Relations

This section draws on the article by Johanna Grombach Wagner, ICRC, entitled An IHL/ICRC perspective on ‘humanitarian space', at:

African Civil-Military Coordination (ACMC) Programme, at the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes.

Atkinson, P & Leader, N 2000. The ‘Joint policy of operation' and the ‘Principles and protocols of humanitarian action' in Liberia. Overseas Development Institute.

Bradbury, M, Leader, N & Mackintosh, K 2000. The ‘Agreement on ground rules' in South Sudan, Overseas Development Institute

Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue 2004. Humanitarian negotiation: A handbook for securing access, assistance and protection for civilians in armed conflict.

Glaser, MP 2005. Humanitarian engagement with non-state armed actors: The parameters of negotiated access. Overseas Development Institute.

Guidelines for relations between U.S. armed forces and non-governmental humanitarian organizations in hostile or potentially hostile environments. INTERACTION, US Institute of Peace and US Department of Defence.

OCHA Civil-Military Coordination Section (CMCS) is a specialised unit of OCHA that acts as a focal point in the humanitarian community for relations with the military, and mobilises military and civil defence assets to assist in the delivery of humanitarian assistance.

Wheeler, V & Harmer, A (eds) 2006. Resetting the rules of engagement: Trends and issues in military-humanitarian relations. Overseas Development Institute.

40. Humanitarian Coordination

Many resources on humanitarian reform and coordination, including clusters, can be found at:

www.humanitarianreform.org/

41. HIV

HIV in Humanitarian Situations

Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC). Guidelines for HIV/AIDS interventions in emergency settings (2004).

Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC). HIV/AIDS interventions in emergency settings: Trainer's guide.

Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC). The need for HIV/AIDS interventions in emergency settings.

Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC). Workshop: HIV/AIDS interventions in emergency settings and the IASC guidelines. PowerPoint presentation.

Reproductive Health Response in Conflict (RHRC) Consortium. Minimum initial service package (MISP) for reproductive health (RH) in crisis situations.

World Food Programme 2004. HIV/AIDS & emergencies: Compounding crises.

A Short Course for Humanitarian Workers

For Guidelines on Care of STIs in Conflict Settings, go to...

Women, Children and HIV: Resources for Treatment and Prevention,

Resources on Nutrition and HIV: