15 - 16 Feb 2017
Length: 2 days
Location: El Fasher, Sudan
Before relief work can take place, aid workers need to understand the present needs and the resources available in order to plan and respond effectively. Conducting accurate, effective and timely assessments is key to the preparation and planning of humanitarian projects.
This course aims to improve the effectiveness of personnel engaged in humanitarian relief by taking you through good practice in assessment procedure, including frameworks and principles of emergency assessments. This is an interactive course that utilises group exercises and focused discussion, giving you the opportunity to share ideas and experiences.
Blending theory with practice, this Needs Assessment Techniques course will introduce you to good practices in assessment procedures and tools of emergency assessments. Ultimately, this 2 day course aims to provide participants with the skills and confidence to plan and conduct a needs assessment using appropriate techniques.
This course is aimed at people with some experience of working in the humanitarian sector who would like to improve their skills in planning & conducting needs assessments. It would be most beneficial for aid workers who undertake needs assessments in their work or who foresee having to conduct needs assessments in the future, particularly Programme Managers, Project Officers, Community Liaison Officers, Logistics Officers, M&E Officers. The curriculum will take you to the next level of competence in conducting accurate, effective and timely assessments – an essential skill before any form of relief work can take place
Arabic and English.
*Applications close two weeks before the course start date*