Welcome to the Being Accountable to Affected People course. This online self-study course 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. 

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

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

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Is this course for me?
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.

There is no prerequisite to take it.

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How will I benefit from this course?
On completion of this course you will be able to explain:
  • What accountability to affected populations means for you
  • Why accountability to affected people is increasingly in focus
  • How to build accountability to affected people into every stage of the project cycle
  • How to address challenges to accountability
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How long will it take?
 It should take you about 2 hours to complete. 

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How much does it cost?
 This course is free.

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Will I get a certificate at the end?
 Yes! You will be able to download a certificate after you have completed all the modules and the feedback form.

The word START and a question mark in a circleHow do I start?
 Click on       Join        button on this page. This will take you through to the course modules. Don't worry, if you stop a module halfway through, you can always continue later from where you left off.