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Evaluating Humanitarian Action


Evaluation of Humanitarian Action: An ALNAP Guide Evaluation de l'Action Humanitaire: Guide pilote

Evaluación de la Acción
Humanitaria: Guía piloto

The Evaluating Humanitarian Action Guide supports evaluation specialists and non-specialists in every stage of an evaluation, from initial decision to final dissemination.

Have you used the EHA Guide as a reference or to support an evaluation related activity?

We invite you to contribute your feedback, which will help in the revision and finalisation of this tool. Your comments and suggestions will help shape the final Guide next year!

You have until December to provide feedback!

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Latest discussions from the Humanitarian Evaluation Community of Practice

10 November: 3rd EHA Method Note: Participatory Evaluation - ensuring quality evidence

Dear EHA Community of Practice, We would like to share the third in this series of EHA discussion pieces exploring the issue of evidential quality in humanitarian evaluation. You can find our previous EHA method notes here on representativeness <

28 October: EHA, let’s do some stretches! Series on EHA Guide feedback (post 4) - What do you think?

Hello! I couldn't agree more that flexibility is both exceedingly beneficial and often difficult to build in. I would add two examples. The first goes under Terms of Reference and the second under Communication and Dissemination. ...

8 September: EHA Method note 4: Causation in evaluation – request for inputs and examples

Dear EHA CoP members - The final EHA method note in this series on the quality of evidence in humanitarian evaluation will explore the issue of causation. Establishing the relationship between cause and effect is especially challenging in humanitarian situations because there are nu...

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