Localization in Action: The Role of Civil Society Organizations in Emergency Response


This document is a learning report on the success of the implementation of Localization Action. The key takeaways and the lessons learned depicted in this document include Connecting local actors to other organizations that can provide technical support as well as material contributions to aid the humanitarian response worked well in providing additional resources to improve the delivery of the emergency response. Quality funding, equal partnerships as well and building organizational capacity can empower local partners to lead and deliver emergency responses. The need for assessment and onboarding partnerships to be reviewed to facilitate easier partnerships with local actors in line with the organization’s Localization Strategy and the importance of facilitating knowledge exchange and capacity building for local partners’ staff, volunteers and community promoters to ensure the transfer of technical competencies in designing and implementing quality and effective MEAL systems and tools for emergencies among local and national actors.




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