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Table of Contents

  1. About the Assessment Toolkit’s
  2. Acronyms


  1. The aim of the assessment template on health
  2. Best practices and criteria for humanitarian assessment
  3. Humanitarian crisis lifecycle, levels, Humanitarian Program Cycle and humanitarian architecture
  4. Risk matrix and calculation of risk as function of menace and vulnerability
  5. Sectorial and intersectoral needs assessment methodologies, and relevance for health priorities

Health cluster and WHO roles and priorities on Humanitarian crisis

  1. WHO role as the health Cluster lead organization
    1. Health Cluster TOR
    2. Health cluster indicators
    3. Health cluster information products
    4. Health cluster performance assessment
    5. Minimal checklist of information for health cluster
  2. WHO Incident Management System for emergencies
    1. WHO priorities and capacities
    2. Minimal checklist of information for WHO

SEARO Emergency prioritization

  1. Glide number
  2. Historical events by country
  3. information Needs by Emergency scenarios
    1. 2 ES 1
    2. 3 ES 2

Assessments lifecycle

  1. Previous
  2. What information do we need to properly respond to the emergency?
  3. What do we need? Identification of operational priorities and information gaps
  4. Information requirements checklist
    1. MIRA, COD – FOD, historical data, Assessment Registry (survey of surveys), …
  5. Mission preparation
  6. During
  7. After

Planning and development of the assessment

  1. Identification of Information gaps
  2. Assessment planning
  3. Secondary data review and construction of probable scenarios
  4. Primary data collection and validation of scenarios
  5. Analysis and recommendations
  6. Information sharing, reporting and dissemination
  7. Situational awareness update

Secondary data sources and Probable Scenarios Proposals

  1. Information and data sources
    1. COD / FOD
      1. Mapping population size
      2. Census
      3. Facebook data population initiative
      4. DTM IOM
  2. Assessment Registry
  3. MIRA
  4. Humanitarian Data Exchange HDX
  5. Humanitarian Response & Relief Web
  6. DHIS2 – HIS
  7. Building probable scenarios based in information available
    1. Scenario template
    2. Scenario validation process
    3. Forecasting methods for calculations

Primary Data collection

  1. Data collection methods
    1. 2Observation
    2. 3Interview
    3. 4Focus group discussions (FGDs)
    4. 5Participatory tools
    5. 6IRA and Rapid
    6. 7Surveys
  2. KOBO, online forms and other tools
  1. Limitations


  1. Information sources
  2. Methodologies
  3. Guidelines