Capacity Building

Our goal: Raising the awareness, activating and extending the technical capacities on disability-inclusive humanitarian action of German humanitarian actors and their local partners.


In-house and out-house seminars for specialists and senior management of state and non-state actors on inclusive humanitarian action.

Sector-specific introductory and consolidation seminars (around 2 days) for programme managers and technical specialists of German humanitarian organisations. The selection of the subject is based on the results of the first needs assessment.

Regional trainings (around 5-7 days) for local implementing partners of German humanitarian actors in East Africa and Southeast Asia.

Technical contribution in external, sector-specific trainings to anchor disabilities in other trainings.

Coaching and (ad-hoc) technical support through a “help desk”.

Developing e-learning modules on inclusive humanitarian action.


Technical support

Publications & Material

Updates on Capacity Building

Inclusion within the Humanitarian Project Cycle – Evaluation of the Central/Southeast Asian Training

By Patricia Flaam|29. November 2021

Our second regional training on “Disability-Inclusive Project Cycle Management in Humanitarian Action” was successfully completed! Thanks to our committed participants, we were again able to compile an evaluation report based on their constructive feedback. The training took place for 5 days, end of June beginning of July 2021, for 6 hours per day, and focused […]

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Recording of Panel Discussion on Implementation of IASC Guidelines on Disability Inclusion in Syria is now available!

By Patricia Flaam|15. October 2021

On 29 September 2021, Handicap International e.V. and the Centre for Humanitarian Action e.V. (CHA) have hosted an accessible online event (e.g. with international sign interpretation) on: “Two Years on – The IASC Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action: What Are Promising Practices, Challenges and First Lessons Learned in Syria?” The […]

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Evaluation Report on Successful Training on „Meaningful Participation of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action“!

By Patricia Flaam|14. October 2021

Once again, we have analysed and summarised the feedback from participants, this time on our “Meaningful Participation of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action” training, in a detailed evaluation report. The activities carried out and key findings are listed below. The training (2,5 hours for two days) was designed by our project partner CBM and […]

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