Translate with Google Translate

Evaluating Humanitarian Action using the OECD-DAC Criteria


About this resource

Resource type:Tools, guidelines and methodologies
Author(s):Beck, T.
Date published:March 2006

This clearly-written guide provides practical support on how to use the OECD Development Assistance Committee (OECD/DAC) criteria in evaluation of humanitarian action (EHA). It covers the following areas: 1) key themes and issues current in EHA, particularly lesson-learning, accountability and evaluation; 2) clear definitions for the OECD DAC criteria with explanation, issues to consider, and examples of good practice; 3) very brief guidelines for good practice in methods for the evaluation of humanitarian action. This short book provides the clearest definitions of the DAC evaluation criteria available anywhere.

Related resources


Resources on similar topics

Before you download this file, please answer two questions to help us monitor usage

1) What do you think you'll use this document for?

  • Other:

1) What is your email address?

2) What is the name of your organisation?

Please answer both questions above Submit

Starting your download...

Pilot version: You are downloading the pilot version of this guide; we welcome any feedback you have. Please email

Close this overlay