Why Localisation? Tearfund's Approach to Supporting Locally Led Humanitarian Action

The global humanitarian system has historically prioritised international humanitarian responders. However, local responders are extremely well placed to respond in emergencies. Therefore a common motto for localisation has become “as local as possible, as international as necessary”. This video outlines what such locally-led humanitarian action entails, how it looks in practice and what Tearfund's approach to it is.
- Photo Terres des Hommes, Arie Kievit -