1. What is needs assessment?
A disaster-affected community
Basic principles of needs assessment
2. Steps to a ‘good enough’ needs assessment
Step 1 Preparing for an assessment
Step 2 Designing your assessment
Step 3 Implementing your assessment
Step 4 Analysing your data
Step 5 Sharing your findings
Tool 1 How do I prepare my organization for an assessment?
Tool 2 How do I develop an assessment plan?
Tool 3 What skills and characteristics do my assessment team/working group need?
Tool 4 How do I train my assessment team?
Tool 5 How can I give disaster-affected communities a voice?
Tool 6 How do I collect secondary data?
Tool 7 How do I collect primary data?
Tool 8 How do I select affected sites and vulnerable groups?
Tool 9 How do I organize a field visit?
Tool 10 What support does my assessment team need?
Tool 11 What equipment does my assessment team need?
Tool 12 What technology should I use?
Tool 13 How can I ensure a high-quality assessment?
Tool 14 How should I share my assessment findings?
Tool 15 What should I put in my assessment report?
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