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How to Support Survivors of GBV When a GBV Actor is Not Available in Your Area (IASC, 2015)

The “Pocket Guide” resource package V2.0 is a joint GBV Guidelines and GBV AoR resource designed to provide all humanitarian practitioners with concrete information on how to support a survivor of gender-based violence who disclosed to you in a context where there is no gender-based violence actor (including a referral pathway or GBV focal point) available in your area. The resource package uses global standards on providing basic support and information to survivors of GBV without doing further harm. We encourage adaptation of this resource to your local context with the support of a GBV specialist.

    Guidelines for Integrating GBV Interventions in Humanitarian Action – Essential Actions (IASC, 2015)

    This document consolidates the “essential actions and minimum commitments” tables from the comprehensive Guidelines on Integrating Gender-based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action (“GBV Guidelines”) and each sector-specific Thematic Area Guide (TAG) into one document that can be easily downloaded and/or printed to use as a quick reference tool during the earliest stages of acute emergency response. It is meant to support, but not replace, the comprehensive Guidelines and sector-specific TAGs. These tables provide key recommendations for each thematic area. The sector-specific minimum commitments appear in bold.

    OG803/2017a WASH, Protection and Accountability (UNHCR, 2017)

    Publisher: UNHCR Year: 2017 Description: This document describes UNHCR’s five principles linking WASH, protection, and accountability. It highlights the protection and accountability challenges that relate to WASH issues in refugee contexts.  The document also provides case studies to high these principles in action and a checklist that can be used for safety and security.

      Sphere Minimum Standards and Indicators for Humanitarian Response (SPHERE, 2011)

      The Sphere Handbook is one of the most widely known and internationally recognized sets of common principles and universal minimum standards for the delivery of quality humanitarian response.

      UNHCR Global Strategy for Public Health 2014 – 2018 (UNHCR, 2014)

      This document describes UNHCR’s global strategy for public health through a set of guiding principles and strategic approaches including protection; age, gender and diversity; equity; access; sustainability; community empowerment; appropriateness and reliability; partnerships and coordination; capacity building; communication and advocacy; integrated approaches; measurement and monitoring; and innovation. The document describes strategic objectives and enabling actions per sub-sector (Public Health, HIV and Reproductive Health, Food Security and Nutrition, and WASH).

      F-100/2015a UNHCR WASH Safety and Security Checklist (UNHCR, 2015)

      This document has been designed to help UNHCR and WASH actors assess potential WASH related safety and security issues related to trip, crush, pinch, pierce, cut, splinter, burn, poison, electrocution, road traffic accident, drowning, and gender based violence.