Sphere revision consultations with Disaster Management Centre (DMC) Senior staff

The Sphere Handbook captures best practice, evidence and experience in humanitarian response to establish minimum standards that can be applied worldwide in various contexts. The Handbook is currently being revised to prepare the fourth edition which will be published in 2018. The purpose of the consultations is to provide feedback on the draft versions of the new Sphere Handbook, making sure that it:

Captures recent developments in humanitarian work; Improves the usability of the Sphere standards in different contexts.

The consultation focused on national adaptation with existing standards with suggestions for new indicators for inclusion in the 4th Edition arising from Sri Lankan experiences.

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