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

February 2015

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

Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards

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.

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