Joint Needs Assessments: Doing it right?


Webinar: The role of senior humanitarian leaders in the field in ensuring that humanitarian operations are based on the impartial, unbiased, comprehensive, context-sensitive, timely and up-to-date information.

Joint Needs Assessments: Doing it right?

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February 08, 2017 Leadership and Coordination

Joint Needs Assessments: Doing it right? The role of senior humanitarian leaders in the field

Accurate and complete information is essential for creating a solid evidence-base to help Humanitarian Coordinators (HCs) and Humanitarian Country Teams (HCTs) to analyse humanitarian needs, identify priority issues and provide the strategic direction for operations to respond effectively.

Joint Needs Assessments was a major topic at the World Humanitarian Summit and raised many discussions on how best to bring data and information together to inform and direct humanitarian operations. 

Based on their experience, the speakers:  

Date: Wednesday 8 February 2017

Panellists:

John Ging
John Ging has been the Director of the Operations at OCHA since February 2011. He oversees the day-to-day management of all OCHA field operations worldwide and is the focal point for supporting Humanitarian Coordinators. Mr. Ging is also the lead adviser to the USG for Humanitarian Affairs on operational decision-making.

Peter de Clercq
Peter de Clercq is the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General (DSRSG) for the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), and United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator (RC/HC) for Somalia.

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