Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS): launch of the 2nd edition handbook

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This event marks the publication of the second edition of LEGS and provides an opportunity to learn more about the LEGS approach and to discuss wider issues surrounding livelihoods-based support to livestock keepers in emergencies. Learn more about the event at ODI


  • Andy Catley – Feinstein International Center, Tufts University, and Chair of LEGS Steering Group
  • Emma Jowett – Training Specialist, and member of the LEGS Training Team
  • Tim Waites – Senior Disaster, Resilience and Livelihoods Advisor, UK Department for International Development
  • Philippe Ankers – FAO Rome, and member of LEGS Steering Group
  • Chair: Wendy Fenton – Coordinator, Humanitarian Practice Network


The Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS) have been developed as a set of international standards and guidelines for the assessment, design, implementation, and evaluation of livestock interventions to assist people affected by humanitarian crises.