narrative

iati-activities/iati-activity/humanitarian-scope/narrative

This is the reference page for the XML element narrative.

Definition

The description of the code specified.

Rules

The text in this element must be of type xsd:string.

This element may occur any number of times.

Attributes

@xml:lang

ISO 639-1 code specifying the language of text in this element. If a default language is specified in the iati-activity element it does not have to be repeated here.

This value must be on the Language codelist.

Example Usage

The narrative child element can be used to declare freetext for the humanitarian-scope element.

The narrative element should be used only when the 99 (Reporting Organisation) HumanitarianScopeVocabulary is declared.
<humanitarian-scope type="1" vocabulary="99" vocabulary-uri="http://example.com/vocab.html" code="5">
  <narrative>Nepal Earthquake (April 2015)</narrative>
</humanitarian-scope>
The narrative element can be repeated for any language additional to the default language set in iati-activity, by using the @xml:lang attribute. Example not shown.

Changelog

2.02

The humanitarian-scope and narrative elements were introduced in 2.02.

Developer tools

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Last updated on 2015-12-07