LEGS Resources

The LEGS Project is an independent initiative that aims to improve the quality and livelihoods impact of livestock-related projects in humanitarian situations.

LEGS Resources

Welcome to the LEGS Resources section. This section contains general resources (both LEGS-specific and others), some of the references from the LEGS technical chapter bibliographies, downloads of the LEGS Handbook in various languages, and the LEGS videos:

Download the LEGS Handbook

Download the LEGS Handbook for standards and guidelines for appropriate and timely livestock-based livelihoods responses in emergencies.

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View the LEGS Videos

Watch our videos on the LEGS Story, Ten Things you Should Know About LEGS, How to Gather Better Evidence of Impact and more.

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LEGS Publications

Find resources and tools developed by the LEGS Project or relating specifically to LEGS, including LEGS Briefing Papers on key topics that were commissioned to feed into the revision of the LEGS Handbook.

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General Resources

Download reports and briefings on livestock and emergency response, including the FAO ‘How-to-do-it’ Manual.

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Assessment and Response Resources

Find tools and reviews on assessment and analysis.

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LEGS Common Standards Resources

Download tools and resources relating to the LEGS Core Standards, including impact assessment and mainstreaming DRR.

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Veterinary Services Resources

Download resources on community-based animal health services and more.

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Feed Supply Resources

Find additional resources on livestock feeding in emergencies.

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Water Supply Resources

View technical briefs on emergency livestock water supply.

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Shelter Resources

Download additional resources on shelter in emergencies..

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LEGS Handbook

The LEGS Handbook

The LEGS Handbook provides standards and guidelines for appropriate and timely livestock-based livelihoods responses in emergencies, using a participatory and evidence-based approach. The Handbook was produced through a broad consultation process, drawing on good practice worldwide. The LEGS Handbook is a companion to the Sphere Handbook.

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