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Joint Standards Initiative - Joint Deployment to the Horn of Africa October 2011 - January 2012


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Resource type:Programme/project reviews
Keywords:Accountability, Accountability and Participation, Disasters, Drought, Evaluation-related, Joint evaluations, Non-food, Participation, Shelter and housing
Countries:Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia
Agency:HAP - Humanitarian Accountability Partnership International, People In Aid, Sphere Project
Author(s):Teresa Kamara
Start date:October 2011
Completion date:January 2012
Date published:June 2012

 In July 2011, HAP International, the Sphere Project and People In Aid called for greater quality and accountability1 in the humanitarian response to the Horn of Africa. An agreement between the three initiatives was made to collaborate on a joint deployment to the Horn of Africa to assist agencies in responding to the crisis. The overarching aim of the deployment was to support humanitarian agencies in providing accountable and appropriate programming that meets accepted standards of quality and accountability.

The objectives of the Joint Deployment were:

The Joint Deployment took place over a 9-week period between 27 October 2011 and 31 January 2012. The underpinning concept of the Joint Deployment was to build on a process of taking account of key stakeholders, most importantly affected communities.

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