Knowledge Management Platform

Humanitarian Needs Comparison Tool - Example

The Humanitarian Needs Comparison Tool, with data on Nigeria as an example.

Life cycle steps: 
Designing Primary Data Collection methods
Primary Data Collection

Chad Multi-cluster/secteur Initial Rapid Assessment (MIRA) tool

MIRA tool for Chad was developed for sudden crises.

Life cycle steps: 
Establishing coordination to support coordinated assessments
Localise coordinated assessment strategy
Designing Primary Data Collection methods
Primary Data Collection
Data Processing and summary outputs
Process and coordination of joint analysis

Afghanistan Household Emergency Assessment Tool (HEAT)

The Household Emergency Assessment Tool (HEAT) is a multi-sector tool for all emergency response in Afghanistan intended to indicate emergency assistance needs.

Life cycle steps: 
Designing Primary Data Collection methods
Primary Data Collection

CAR MIRA Tool

Life cycle steps: 
Establishing coordination to support coordinated assessments
Designing Primary Data Collection methods
Localise coordinated assessment strategy
Primary Data Collection

Primary Data Collection Techniques

Primary data is data collected directly from the information source itself and has not undergone analysis before reaching the analytical phase of the needs assessment.

Life cycle steps: 
Primary Data Collection

Coordinated Assessment and Information Management Training (CAIM) Training Module - 2020

CAIM training manual has been developed by NARAS, APMB, OCHA Geneva. The manual equips participants with a set of competencies and tools that allows them to:

Life cycle steps: 
Establishing coordination to support coordinated assessments
Determining current state of needs assessment
Understanding of context and enabling factors
Availability of needs & response data and information gaps
Localise coordinated assessment strategy
Establishing context specific baseline
Designing Secondary Data Review (SDR) methods
Designing Primary Data Collection methods
Estimation of Humanitarian Population figures
Secondary data collection and analysis
Primary Data Collection
Data Processing and summary outputs
Basic data analysis
Process and coordination of joint analysis
Summarising and interpretation of inter-sectoral analysis
Prioritising and informing decisions

Basic Needs Assessment Guidance & Toolbox

The How-to Guide describes the sequence of practical steps necessary to ensure a successful Basic Needs Assessment (BNA) during emergencies, from initiation of the BNA up to reporting and dissemina

Life cycle steps: 
Localise coordinated assessment strategy
Designing Primary Data Collection methods
Primary Data Collection

Humanitarian Needs Assessment - The Good Enough Guide

Life cycle steps: 
Localise coordinated assessment strategy
Designing Primary Data Collection methods
Primary Data Collection
Basic data analysis
Process and coordination of joint analysis

Kobo Toolbox Manual

A detailed Kobo toolbox manual prepared by OCHA ROWCA office in Dakar.

Topics covered:

Life cycle steps: 
Designing Primary Data Collection methods
Primary Data Collection
Data Processing and summary outputs
Basic data analysis