Knowledge Management Platform

HRP Costing Methodology Options

This guidance/tip sheet is elaborated as a follow up to the Principal’s decision on improving HRP costing in July 2017.

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

IASC Humanitarian System-wide Scale-up Protocols

The IASC Principals have agreed that major sudden-onset crises and/or substantial deterioration of a humanitarian situation triggered by natural and human-induced hazards1 or conflict, which requir

Life cycle steps: 
Understanding of context and enabling factors
Establishing coordination to support coordinated assessments

Approaches to determining People Reached

Just as with ‘People in need’ and ‘people targeted’, ‘People reached’ and ‘people covered’ are concepts which can be applied at various levels within a response plan: at the activity, sector, objec

Life cycle steps: 
Availability of needs & response data and information gaps
Population Types: 
All affected population

Common Operational Datasets (CODs) Toolbox

Common Operational Datasets (CODs) are authoritative reference datasets needed to support operations and decision-making for all actors in a humanitarian response. CODs are 

Context: 
Rural
Urban
Life cycle steps: 
Establishing context specific baseline
Population Types: 
All affected population

Iraq Humanitarian Needs Assessments Strategy - 2019

This document was prepared at the request of the Iraq Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) to ensure robust evidence to inform an increasingly prioritized humanitarian response.

Context: 
Rural
Urban
Life cycle steps: 
Establishing coordination to support coordinated assessments
Population Types: 
All affected population

Analytical Framework - Ethiopia HNO 2019

Example of the Analytical Framework used for Ethiopia HNO 2019

Life cycle steps: 
Availability of needs & response data and information gaps
Population Types: 
All affected population

Other Country CODs examples

Life cycle steps: 
Establishing context specific baseline

Analytical Framework Review Report

The Joint Intersectoral Analysis Group (JIAG) commenced work focusing on 2 pillars:

Life cycle steps: 
Summarising and interpretation of inter-sectoral analysis

Initial Assessment Report - Tropical Cyclone IDAI

Initial Assessment Report Tropical Cyclone IDAI | Mozambique | District of Dondo

Life cycle steps: 
Localise coordinated assessment strategy
Population Types: 
All affected population

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

Review of 2018 MSNAs

In 2016, the Grand Bargain identified a lack of comprehensive and cross-sectoral assessments to inform crisis-wide humanitarian strategic decisions.

Life cycle steps: 
Lessons learned
Population Types: 
All affected population

Types of Needs Assessment and Methodology

A summary document, taken from UNHCR Needs Assessment handbook, about diffrerent types of needs assessment (initial, rapid and in-depth) and their respective methodologies. 

Context: 
Rural
Urban
Life cycle steps: 
Designing Primary Data Collection methods
Population Types: 
All affected population

Burundi - Data Collection Tools

Direct observation and Key Informant data collection tools

Life cycle steps: 
Designing Primary Data Collection methods
Population Types: 
All affected population

Rapid Assessment Questionnaire - Community level

Immediate Assessment Tool, at community level, developed by World Vision.

Life cycle steps: 
Designing Primary Data Collection methods

Ukraine - Affected Population and Direct Observation Module Tool

Life cycle steps: 
Designing Primary Data Collection methods

South Sudan IRNA - Cluster Specific Tools

Life cycle steps: 
Designing Primary Data Collection methods
Population Types: 
All affected population

Microsoft Excel basics for data summary and visualization

Excel is an incredibly powerful tool and basic proficiency is critical for all OCHA IMOs.  Excel is used by OCHA IMOs in data collection, processing, analysis and in the creation of graphics f

Life cycle steps: 
Data Processing and summary outputs
Basic data 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

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