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Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response


The Humanitarian Charter
Protection Principles
Principle 1
Protection Principle 1: Avoid exposing people to further harm as a result of your actions
Principle 2
Protection Principle 2: Ensure people’s access to impartial assistance – in proportion to need and without discrimination
Principle 3
Protection Principle 3: Protect people from physical and psychological harm arising from violence and coercion
Principle 4
Protection Principle 4: Assist people to claim their rights, access available remedies and recover from the effects of abuse
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