Pathways to localisation: A framework towards locally led humanitarian response in partnership-based action

This paper outlines eight priority actions for partnership-based humanitarian action, and five actions for an enabling environment, for locally-led humanitarian action.

It is informed by more than 400 humanitarian agencies – the majority of them local and national organisations – through research, piloting and the development of National Localisation Frameworks, in Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria and South Sudan.

It outlines priority actions and a range of indicators under the areas of partnerships, capacity, financial resources, and coordination.

This paper is relevant for all those implementing and funding humanitarian response.

It was developed as part of the Accelerating Localisation through Partnerships project implemented by Christian Aid, CARE, Tearfund, ActionAid, CAFOD and Oxfam, guided by national steering committees, and funded by the European Commission’s Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) over 2017-2019.

  • Countries: Global
  • Co-authors: CARE, Christian Aid, Tearfund, ActionAid, CAFOD, Oxfam
  • Published: October 2019

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