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Coordinated Assessments in emergencies: What we know now: Key lessons from field experience


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Resource type:Lessons papers
Keywords:Coordination, Evidence, Needs assessment
Agency:ACAPS - The Assessment Capacities Project
Date published:November 2012

This document uses lessons learned from recent coordinated assessments to distil key points, advice, and pitfalls in carrying out a Coordinated Assessment during the first weeks of a disaster. It provides a general introduction to what has been learned about coordinated assessments in terms of what works and what does not. As such, it is aimed towards humanitarian personnel responding to or preparing for emergencies both at field and headquarters level.

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