Haiti Learning and Accountability Portal
Haiti Earthquake 2010: Evaluative Resources
An up-to-date collection of evaluation reports and other evaluative resources
Le portail des actions d'apprentissage et de responsabilisation à Haïti est disponible en français
The scale of the devastation caused by the Haiti earthquake in January 2010 has resulted in massive relief and recovery operations being undertaken by several ALNAP members.
This page provides a shared platform for a structured strategic overview of ongoing and planned learning and accountability efforts by agencies operating in Haiti. The site aims to encourage complementarity amongst agencies undertaking such work, through sharing of approaches, contacts, key resources and evaluation plans.
The Government of the Republic of Haiti have also launched the Haiti Reconstruction Platform
It is our hope that these complementary initiatives will contribute to more informed, coordinated efforts to assessing and improving performance in the aftermath of the 2010 Haiti Earthquake.
The ALNAP forum is also available for all ALNAP Full and Observer members, as an online space to share experiences, discussion and useful information about the ongoing efforts.
Recent and ongoing initiatives
Haiti Earthquake Response: Mapping and analysis of gaps and duplications in evaluations [French]
by Katherine Haver and Nicole Rencoret
Haiti earthquake response: Context Analysis [French]
by Paul Harvey
Click here for an up-to-date collection of evaluative resources on the Haiti Earthquake of January 2010.
Operational Support Missions
OCHA Information Support Team Responsible for the Haiti One Response Site
Interaction-ICVA NGO Coordination Cell
Disaster Response Support Service Bioforce and RedR launched their Disaster Response Support Service in Haiti with a joint 2 week assessment to determine priority learning and capacity building needs in the worst affected areas.
The Disaster Response Support Service provides a training programme in French, English and Creole in the following areas: Logistics -Supply chain; Fleet management; WASH; Shelter; Telecommunications; Safety/security.
The DRSS project has also been hosting and sharing resources with HAP and Sphere in Haiti
Project Overview (French & English)
HAP International Six-month deployment of a HAP team (March - September 2010) aiming to improve understanding and strengthen practice of humanitarian accountability and quality management as part of the current humanitarian response in Haiti
Further information can be found on the HAP in Haiti webpage
Final TOR for the HAP deployment
The Royal Institute of British Architects, Development and Disaster Relief Community hosted a meeting in April 2010 for its member organisations operating in Haiti, with a particular focus on co-ordinating shelter and reconstruction efforts.
Communication and Information Services
Ushahidi Haiti The Ushahidi Crisis Map of Haiti represents the most comprehensive and up-to-date crisis map available to the humanitarian community. The information here is mapped in near real time and gathered from reports coming from inside Haiti via SMS, Web, Email, Radio, Phone, Twitter, Facebook, Television, List-serves, Live streams, Situation Reports.
InterAction Haiti Aid Map InterAction’s mapping initiative provides detailed information on the response by their members and other agencies to the earthquake in Haiti. Information on who is doing what where can be accessed by organization, cluster or sector, and location at the commune level.
Communications for Disaster-Affected Populations (CDAC) in Haiti CDAC’s central objective is that its members provide a coordinated service to enable humanitarian operations to get life-saving information to populations and to channel their voices back to the providers of assistance
Thomson Emergency Information Service One of the CDAC members, Thomson Reuters Foundation, has put in place first-of-its-kind Emergency Information Service (EIS) in Haiti for disaster-affected population.
Human resources and staffing
People In Aid Resource Sheet A collection of key HR information and tools for agencies deploying staff in Haiti, brought together in a single resource sheet.
Livelihoods and reconstruction
GFDRR Resources for Reconstructing Housing and Communities after Natural Disasters
DEC Lessons from Aceh: Key considerations in post-disaster reconstruction
Government of Pakistan Earthquake Reconstruction & Rehabilitation Authority Lessons learned from the experience of ERRA
World Vision International Situational Analysis of HIV in Haiti Post Emergency (May 2010)
Women's Refugee Commission Four Months On: A Snapshot of Priority
Reproductive Health Activities in Haiti (May 2010)
Joint Paper of NGO Platforms: Principles and Recommendations for International NGO Participation in Haiti
Haiti aid watchdog: Six months later
World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group Haiti Earthquake: Evaluative Lessons
Foundation for Development Cooperation Post-Earthquake Recovery in Haiti: The Challenges Ahead Also available in French
CDA Lessons for Haiti paper
CDA Haiti background paper
Groupe URD Haïti, leçons tirées des précédentes catastrophes
INTOSAI The added value of geospatial data for the transparency and accountability of disaster-related aid
If you have any information on any evaluations of humanitarian action or other learning and accountability initiatives in Haiti, please contact Franziska Orphal, Communications Officer, ALNAP, at email@example.com
Previous evaluations and reports
The following evaluations have been selected from the Evaluative Reports Database (ERD) for their potential value for agencies responding in Haiti.
Quality & Accountability evaluations
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