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 in the Health Sector – Report on our Online Training!

By Patricia Flaam|10. June 2021

Our project “Phase 2 – Leave no one behind!” promotes the inclusion of persons with disabilities in humanitarian action. We are using the global Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Guidelines on the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action to help humanitarian actors to better understand the human rights-based approach to disability in their work. […]

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Panel Discussion on the Implementation of the IASC Guidelines on Disability Inclusion in Syria

By Patricia Flaam|3. September 2021

Handicap International (HI) and the Centre for Humanitarian Action (CHA) cordially invite you to a joint event on the implementation of the IASC Guidelines in Syria on 29 September 12:30-2pm (CEST). Registration is now open. Using the Syrian crisis as an example, representatives from a non-governmental organisation, an international organisation and from the affected population […]

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