IBC IS THE FIRST, ONE AND ONLY TURKISH NGO AWARDED WITH CORE HUMANITARIAN STANDARD CERTIFICATION


IBC CHS Summary Report dated 2019-03-13

The Core Humanitarian Standards - CHS is a globally recognized standard and outlines how standardized humanitarian actions can be implemented for people affected by crisis and how organizations can achieve this.  

The standard facilitates greater accountability to communities and people affected by crisis.

The International Blue Crescent Relief and Development Foundation - IBC committed to achieving the highest possible standards of good governance and accountability and IBC as the first, one and only Turkish NGO has received certification under the Core Humanitarian Standard - CHS which verifies that the Foundation has approved proof that its humanitarian action is of the highest quality standard.

Certification body is the CHS and the certification has been received after a thorough process where the independent auditors from HQAI.

The nine CHS commitments, which IBC has been measured and verified that with following quality criterion:  -

Commitment 1. Communities and people affected by crisis receive assistance appropriate and relevant to their needs.

Quality Criterion: Humanitarian response is appropriate and relevant

Commitment 2. Communities and people affected by crisis have access to the humanitarian assistance they need at the right time.

Quality Criterion: Humanitarian response is effective and timely

Commitment 3. Communities and people affected by crisis are not negatively affected and are more prepared, resilient and less at-risk as a result of humanitarian action.

Quality Criterion: Humanitarian response strengthens local capacities and avoids negative effects.

Commitment 4. Communities and people affected by crisis know their rights and entitlements, have access to information and participate in decisions that affect them.

Quality Criterion: Humanitarian response is based on communication, participation and feedback.

Commitment 5. Communities and people affected by crisis have access to safe and responsive mechanisms to handle complaints.

Quality Criterion: Complaints are welcomed and addressed.

Commitment 6. Communities and people affected by crisis receive coordinated, complementary assistance.

Quality Criterion: Humanitarian response is coordinated and complementary.

Commitment 7. Communities and people affected by crisis can expect delivery of improved assistance as organizations learn from experience and reflection.

Quality Criterion: Humanitarian actors continuously learn and improve.

Commitment 8. Communities and people affected by crisis receive the assistance they require from competent and well-managed staff and volunteers.

Quality Criterion: Staff are supported to do their job effectively, and are treated fairly and equitably.

Commitment 9. Communities and people affected by crisis can expect that the organizations assisting them are managing resources effectively, efficiently and ethically.

Quality Criterion: Resources are managed and used responsibly for their intended purpose.

For more information: nalanuker@ibc.org.tr

 

IBC CHS Summary Report dated 2019-03-13

 



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