The Groupe URD Review

Methods and tools

CHS Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS)
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Pictogrammme Reaching Resilience

Reaching Resilience
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Pictogrammme brochure Participation Handbook
Pictogrammme COMPAS COMPAS Method
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Pictogrammme PRECIS Humatem PRECIS Method


One-day internal workshop on localisation for the ICRC

Groupe URD facilitated an internal workshop on aid localisation for the ICRC on 19 September in Geneva. The workshop was an opportunity to compare different perceptions, to improve understanding of the subject and the implications this could have for an organization like the ICRC, which, along with the International Federation and the 190 National Societies, makes up the International Movement of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, the biggest humanitarian network in the world. What is the ICRC’s position on [...]

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« Environmental Emergency Forum », in Nairobi on 25-27 September


Groupe URD will be presenting its work on migration and the environment and will be facilitating three workshops on environmental issues in humanitarian action and the role of humanitarian NGOs in protecting the environment.

SCHR peer review


Groupe URD will be providing methodological support to the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response (SCHR) for a peer review. We will be travelling to Uganda in September and we will be providing remote methodological support for Iraq.

The State of the Humanitarian System Report


As part of ALNAP’s State of the Humanitarian System Report 2018, an [online survey is being carried out with two types of interlocutor: humanitarian practitioners and host governments in countries where emergencies have led to international relief efforts.

Workshop on partnerships between humanitarian and private organisations


Groupe URD is organising a day of discussions on the topic of “Partnerships between humanitarian and private organisations: promoting constructive dialogue – past lessons, mutual benefits and potential risks”. The workshop will be held on 18 October 2017 at the Fondation de France.

Sigmah evaluation: showing the way forward


SimLab recently carried out an evaluation of the Sigmah project which looked at a certain number of challenges that have become apparent, nine years after the launch of this collaborative project. Sigmah was created to meet a need that had been expressed by the sector [...]