What is HAP certification?

What is HAP certification?

HAP certification allowed agencies to demonstrate their achievements in accountability and quality management in a process developed and recognised by humanitarian peers. It was a voluntary commitment of the centrality of beneficiaries to an organisation’s humanitarian work.

What are the main HAP principles?

They are: humanitarian impartiality, not-for-profit status, financial accountability, and a publicly available humanitarian accountability framework. An agency that submits an application for Certification will need to demonstrate that it fulfils these qualifying norms (see Annex 1, The HAP Standard 1.3).

Why accountability is important in humanitarian work?

Many humanitarian organizations recognize that the lack of accountability toward beneficiaries represents a major barrier to professionalizing the humanitarian community. Accountability includes both demonstrating effectiveness to donors and also responsiveness to beneficiaries of aid.

How long has Section 8 been around?

The Section 8 Program was authorized by Congress in 1974 and developed by HUD to provide rental subsidies for eligible tenant families (including single persons) residing in newly constructed, rehabilitated and existing rental and cooperative apartment projects.

What is aap in humanitarian work?

Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP) is an active commitment by humanitarian actors to use power responsibly by taking account of, giving account to, and being held to account by the people they seek to assist.

What is AAP unhcr?

1Overview. The phrase ‘accountability to affected people’ (AAP) is widely used in the humanitarian community to refer to the commitments and mechanisms that humanitarian agencies have put in place to ensure that communities are meaningfully and continuously involved in decisions that directly impact their lives.

What are the 4 goals of the International Red Cross?

Its mission is to alleviate human suffering, protect life and health, and uphold human dignity, especially during armed conflicts and other emergencies. It is present in every country and supported by millions of volunteers.

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