The Camp Management Standards Working Group is delighted to share the field-testing edition of the Minimum Standards for Camp Management.
Unlike previous retreats, this year the Global CCCM Meeting will be held entirely online due to COVID-19 pandemic and its related restrictions. However, the Global CCCM Cluster team is working hard to make this occasion highly interactive, engaging and field-driven, to bring the CCCM community together promoting an environment of knowledge and experience exchange.
Many humanitarian emergencies result in large-scale displacement, whether short-term or over many years. Although they should be seen as a last resort, camps and other communal settlements are often at the center of humanitarian response, as that is where those with the greatest needs are concentrated. Given this central focus for humanitarian action, what kind of benchmarks and standards can those managing camps and camp-like settings use as a reference point in their work?