Being Accountable to Affected People will introduce you to key concepts in accountability, and help you ensure you always act in a way that is accountable to the people affected by your humanitarian response. 

What will you learn?

This module uses scenarios to help you understand what is means to act in a way that truly demonstrates your accountability to affected communities. 

By the end of the module, you will be able to explain:

  1. What accountability to affected populations means for you
  2. Why accountability to affected people is increasingly in focus
  3. How to build accountability to affected people into every stage of the project cycle
  4. How to address challenges to accountability

Who should take this module?

This e-learning module is aimed at all those involved in humanitarian action and working for organisations of all sizes, both national and international and including governmental agencies.

How long is the module?

This e-learning module will take about two hours.

How can I access the module?

The module is free of charge. There is no prerequisite to take it.


The module was built by the CHS Alliance, the CDAC Network, Ground Truth Solutions, Sphere, and the Humanitarian Leadership Academy.