The allocation to humanitarian missions follows a detailed action plan, programs, and projects developed with local partners to efficiently deliver and assist the scenario and the affected population.
For the Fraternity – Humanitarian Missions the most important is the practice of principles such as fraternity, constructive and non-competitive dialogue, listening and building together with the affected populations, seeking integrated solutions, and complementary actions so that the social and humanitarian response can meet the unusual pace of emergencies with efficiency, humanity, respect for human rights and duties implicit in social integration.
The humanitarian principles of the Fraternity – Humanitarian Missions are derived from the fundamental principles that, since 1987, guide its activities, namely neutrality, impartiality, independence, and humanity, endorsed by the General Assembly and stated in the Sphere Handbook
, including voluntary service, unity, and universality, in addition to a gradual building of principles of self-sustainability. Its values are expressed exclusively in service to the needs of the people and communities it services, collaborating in the reconstruction of their lives.
Its neutral, genuine, and transparent action, combined with continuous learning and sharing, based on empirical knowledge and training in international humanitarian standards (Sphere, INEE, CCCM, and CCHN frontline negotiation) applied in humanitarian responses, social and environmental disasters, raise commitment in humanitarian service fronts at national and international levels.
Fraternity – Humanitarian Missions develops projects with local communities and humanitarian actors who already play a role in local, social, and humanitarian responses. It acts in different phases of humanitarian crises, focusing on negotiation and dialogue to improve minimum conditions, and assist affected populations, including lasting solutions in the medium and long term in the following sectors of intervention:
- Education in emergency situations and humanitarian responses;
- First aid in emergency psychology and trauma;
- Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM);
- Articulation in humanitarian management, dialogue, and negotiation aimed at solutions and strategy development;
- Humanitarian capacity building;
- Joint construction of lasting solutions and livelihoods.
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