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Evaluating International Humanitarian Action

Reflections from Practitioners

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Published by Zed Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aid & relief programmes,
  • Development studies,
  • International institutions,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Evaluation research (Social action programs),
  • Europe - France,
  • History,
  • Sociology,
  • International Relations - General,
  • France,
  • General,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • Disaster relief,
  • Evaluation,
  • Evaluation research (Social ac,
  • Humanitarian assistance

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAdrian Wood (Editor), Raymond Apthorpe (Editor), John Borton (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8996901M
    ISBN 101856499766
    ISBN 109781856499767

    The ECTS Erasmus Mundus Joint Degree Master in International Humanitarian Action is an inter-university multidisciplinary master. It provides high quality academic education and professional competencies for personnel working or intending to work in the area of humanitarian action. Evaluation of Humanitarian Action Guide ALNAP is a unique sector-wide active learning membership network dedicated to improving the quality and accountability of humanitarian action. Authors: Margie Buchanan-Smith John Cosgrave Alexandra Warner With additional help from: Francesca Bonino Neil Dillon Paul Knox Clarke Ralf Otto The views contained in this report do not necessarily. “In procurement for humanitarian assistance, optimization is achieved when goods and services offering value for money are purchased and delivered within good time to aid people in need at quantity volumes which ensure economies of scale at prices that maximize reach to beneficiaries.”. The Evaluating Humanitarian Action Guide supports evaluation specialists and non-specialists in every stage of an evaluation, from initial decision to final dissemination.


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In this volume, the Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action (ALNAP) has compiled for the first time an examination of the experiences of those practically engaged in humanitarian programme evaluation, and the lessons learned about the evaluation process.

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Blaser. EVALUATING PROTECTION IN HUMANITARIAN ACTION 3 About the authors Francesca Bonino is a former Research Fellow with the ALNAP Secretariat based in London. Ian Christoplos is a professional. T o further strengthen the utilisation- and user-focused dimensions of this guide on Evaluating Humanitarian Action (EHA) we are committing, over and intoto an active pilot process of.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Evaluation and Aid Effectiveness No. 1 - Guidance for Evaluating Humanitarian Author: OECD. The guide also draws on a questionnaire completed by 25 ALNAP Full Members, and on the work of the author on the ALNAP Review of Humanitarian Action.

In order to maintain focus, the guide does not include significant detail on wider issues such as evaluation management, choice of methodologies or evaluation approaches. Strengthening organisational capacities for evaluation of humanitarian action, ALNAP / IAHE of Response to Hurricane Hayian in the Philippines, ; For more information contact [email protected] or call us on +44 of humanitarian action, published in Margie and John co-facilitate annual training courses on ‘Evaluation of Humanitarian Action’ for Channel Research in Europe and for the World Bank-sponsored IPDET programme in North America.

Under the UK Creative Commons license you are free to copy, distribute, display, and use this publication so. The Evaluation of Humanitarian Action Guide supports evaluation specialists and non-specialists in every stage of an evaluation, from initial decision to final dissemination.

A pilot version of this Guide was first released in Junefollowing a three-year drafting process led by ALNAP, co-authors John Cosgrave and Margie Buchanan-Smith, and supported by an inter-agency advisory group. Evaluation of humanitarian action has grown to become an integral part of the way the humanitarian system operates, significantly improving learning and accountability across the sector.

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