Assessments and surveys

Community engagement and accountability is an important component of any assessment, as it helps to capture vital information that may not be available from other sources.

Use these tools and resources to make sure that your assessment is transparent and captures the views and opinions of communities you work with.

Three Ugandan Red Cross workers in Red Cross vests are looking at information on two mobile smartphones.

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12 February 2020

Information and communication needs assessment: toolkit

Type:

Tool

Organisation:

IFRC

These assessment tools were used for the Information and Communication Needs Assessment report to understand the information and communication needs of refugees and migrants in the Venezuela Situation. They were created jointly by UNHCR and IFRC with the support of the CWC/C4D group at regional level.

  • Assessments
  • Migrants
  • Migration

6 February 2020

Information and Communication Needs Assessment

Type:

Report

Organisation:

IFRC

An IFRC-UNHCR produced report on information and communication needs of migrants and refugees from Venezuela. This research demonstrates the need for increased community engagement and participation of refugees, migrants and host communities throughout all interventions, and the need for providing reliable information through trusted channels.

  • Assessments
  • Migration
  • Refugees

29 January 2020

EVCA Guide

Type:

Tool

Organisation:

IFRC

The Enhanced Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment (EVCA) is a participatory process developed for communities to become more resilient through the assessment and analysis of the risks they face and the identification of actions to reduce these risks.

  • Assessments
  • Participation
  • EVCA

27 November 2019

Data protection flyer

Type:

Infographic

Organisation:

IFRC

This flyer produced by the IFRC provides advice on how to ensure that personal data is properly protected when carrying out community engagement activities.

  • Checklist
  • Data collection
  • Data protection

12 September 2019

CEA Assessment Report – Community Based Migration Programme in Turkey

Type:

Report

Organisation:

IFRC

An assessment report analysing information needs, access to and preferences in using communication channels, community structures, social cohesion and behaviours of refugees and host communities in Turkey, and staff and volunteers’ capacities at Turkish Red Crescent Community Centres.

  • Communication
  • Community
  • Refugees

3 July 2019

Mobile rapid assessment: connecting the communities at risks

Type:

Report

Organisation:

IFRC

A report from the Indonesian Red Cross on Mobile Rapid Assessment: Connecting the Communities at Risk. It details how mobile applications are used as a rapid assessment tool to empower communities to protect themselves.

  • Assessments
  • Mobile
  • Rapid assessments