Foreword; Acknowledgements; What is Sphere? The Humanitarian Charter; Protection Principles; The Core Standards; Minimum Standards in Water Supply, Sanitation; and Hygiene Promotion; Minimum Standards in Food Security and; Nutrition; Minimum Standards in Shelter, Settlement and; Non-Food Items; Minimum Standards in Health Action; Annex 1. Key Documents that inform the; Humanitarian Charter; Annex 2. The Code of Conduct for the; International Red Cross and Red Crescent; Movement and Non-Governmental; Organisations (NGOs) in Disaster Relief
The Sphere Project was initiated in 1997 by a number of humanitarian NGOs and the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.