Sphere Project

In Brief

1997, Geneva; humanitarian aid to disasters

Description

(1997, Geneva; www.sphereproject.org).

Vision: “a world where the right of all people affected by disaster to re-establish their lives and livelihoods is recognized and acted upon in ways that respect their voice and promote their dignity, livelihoods and security.” The Sphere Project Board is made up of 18 representatives of Boards of national and international humanitarian organizations. Publishes: The Sphere Handbook: Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response
(20
11 revision), a widely known and internationally recognized set of common principles in life-saving areas of humanitarian response.

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