Training on Minimum Standards for Displacement Sites

Module 1: An introduction to the minimum standards for displacement sites

This module provides an overview of the Minimum Standards and how they apply in humanitarian crises

Module description

This video provides an introduction to the Minimum Standards and explains how people and organisations supporting displaced populations can use the Minimum Standards to improve the quality of the assistance they provide.

The video has been created as part of a series of learning resources that aim to build the knowledge and skills of those supporting displaced populations in the Ukraine humanitarian crisis. It is recommended that learners watch the video before participating in any of the modules.

Module objectives

  • Describe what the Minimum Standards are and how they are informed by the Humanitarian Charter and humanitarian principles,
  • Explain what the purpose and intended impact of the Minimum Standards are, why they were developed and who they are aimed at,
  • Describe the structure and core content of the standards and explain the purpose of the key actions, indicators and guidance notes,
  • Describe key concepts in displacement site management,
  • Explain how the Minimum Standards can be used by people responding to humanitarian crises to improve the quality of the assistance and protection provided.


Who should watch it?

This video is aimed at anyone who is working or volunteering with displaced people and would like to improve their understanding of the minimum standards for displacement sites.

Course structure

30 minutes’ duration video you can watch at your own pace

How to join?

Click here to watch the video at a time of your convenience


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