Study Value for money in the humanitarian sector
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DARA, in cooperation with Indevelop and GRM International, carried out a study on value for money in the humanitarian sector for the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and one of its long-standing partners in contexts strained by armed [...] Read more...

Evaluation of the performance of SDC instruments in fragile states and conflict-affected contexts
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This evaluation was commissioned as part of the process of considering how to work better in fragile and conflict-affected states. It was set against the backdrop of a new Federal Council Dispatch 2013-2016 (Botschaft), which was the main legal and financial instrument [...] Read more...

Evaluation of the Consortium of British Humanitarian Agencies (CBHA) pilot phase
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The report of DARA’s evaluation of the Consortium of British Humanitarian Agencies (CBHA) pilot phase has been published. The CBHA is a partnership initiative by 15 leading organisations which aims to strengthen the coordination and capacity of the NGO [...] Read more...

IASC Evaluation of humanitarian interventions in South and Central Somalia from 2005-2010
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This ex-post evaluation has been managed by the UN’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) supported by Danish Refugee Council on behalf of the IASC and funded by Danida, DFID, SDC, and SIDA. The Inter Agency Standing Committee (IASC) [...] Read more...

Inter-agency Real Time Evaluation (IA RTE) of the Humanitarian Response to the Floods in Pakistan
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This evaluation was listed by UNICEF as one of the best evaluations in recent years. The evaluation was commissioned by the Inter‐Agency Standing Committee (IASC), funded by OCHA and undertaken by a team of four evaluators between January and March 2011. [...] Read more...

Inter-Agency Real Time Evaluation of the Humanitarian response to Pakistan’s Displacement Crisis in 2009
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This evaluation was listed by UNICEF as one of the best evaluations in recent years. The Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) commissioned an inter-agency real-time evaluation to obtain real-time analysis and feedback to better focus and adjust on-going [...] Read more...

Evaluation of DG ECHO’s action in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
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DARA has been commissioned by ECHO (the European Commission Humanitarian Aid Office) to carry out the “evaluation of DG ECHO’s action in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)”. The evaluation purpose is twofold. On the one hand it will look at the relevance [...] Read more...

Technical Assistance to the AECID’s Humanitarian Office in the context of Haiti’s crisis and the Spanish EU Presidency
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Haiti’s earthquake hit the country on the 12th of January. The following day, the Head of the Spanish Cooperation’s (AECID) Humanitarian Office contacted DARA to receive its support for the international emergency response. Spain in the context of the EU Presidency [...] Read more...

Technical assistance for AECID for the next CERF Advisory Group Meeting
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Spain has become the fourth largest donor to the CERF (Central Emergency Revolving Fund) in 2009 mainly due to currency fluctuation. AECID (The Spanish Development Cooperation Agency) contracted DARA to prepare a background paper highlighting what is the CERF, [...] Read more...

Assessment of the Aid provided by the Spanish Bilateral Cooperation within the Health Sector
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The DCSyM (Sectorial and Multilateral Cooperation Directorate) of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID in its Spanish acronym) has selected DARA to review the aid provided by the General Administration of the State (AGE) to the health [...] Read more...