Humanitarian policies

Humanitarian Strategy

DFAT's Humanitarian Strategy provides the framework for Australia's humanitarian action, which is designed to save lives, alleviate suffering and maintain human dignity during and in the aftermath of conflict, disasters and other humanitarian crises, as well as to prevent and strengthen preparedness for the occurrence of such situations.

Related documents*

Name of document Year published Type
Humanitarian Strategy 2016 Policy document

Protection in Humanitarian Action Framework

The Protection in Humanitarian Action Framework guides DFAT's commitment to improving the safety of people affected by natural and human-induced crises. It elaborates on DFAT's commitments to protection in the Humanitarian Action Policy.

Related documents*

Name of document Year published Type
Protection in Humanitarian Action Framework 2013 Policy document

Cash Transfers: DFAT Humanitarian Strategy Guidance Note

The purpose of this Humanitarian Guidance Note is to provide DFAT staff with an overview of the evidence and key issues surrounding Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) in humanitarian situations. Cash Transfer programs incorporate unconditional and conditional cash transfers, cash / value vouchers, commodity vouchers and cash-for-work. This note aims to ensure that DFAT supports cash and voucher programs that adhere to good practice principles, are effective, efficient, ethical and accountable.

Related documents*

Name of document Year published Type
Cash Transfers: DFAT Humanitarian Strategy Guidance Note 2017 Policy document

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Last Updated: 15 December 2017