Evaluations list (Type: Real-Time Evaluation)

The scale and breadth of DARA’s field research and evaluation work gives the organisation an unparalleled overview of what works well and what does not in aid – based on direct experience and evidence from the field:

DEC Real-Time Evaluation of Pakistan Floods 2010
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DARA was commissioned by the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) to conduct a Real-time Evaluation of DEC member agencies’ performance in response to the 2010 Pakistan Floods. The floods affected approximately 20 million people, more than the 2004 Indian Ocean [...] Read more...

RTE of UNHCR’s response to the Syrian refugee emergency
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From slow boil to breaking point: A real-time evaluation of UNHCR’s response to the Syrian refugee emergency The evaluation was conducted in June 2013 and was led by a team of independent experts, including Ed Schenkenberg, Chief Executive of DARA, as NGO [...] 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...

IA-RTE Philippines of the Humanitarian Response to Typhoons Ketsana and Parma
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The IA-RTE provided a snap shot of the current situation including real-time feedback and learning to the UNCT and to the IASC locally. The main objectives will be to learn from the initial phase of the response and to identify lessons that need to be taken forward [...] Read more...

Inter-Agency Real Time Evaluation in Mozambique
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The need for an Inter-Agency Real-Time Evaluation (IA-RTE) was identified in the flooding disaster of Mozambique in early 2007 by the Regional Director’s Team members of RIACSO, the regional IASC forum, with strong support from the UNCT. As a result, it was [...] Read more...

DARA presents lessons from real-time evaluations at the 26th ALNAP Meeting

ALNAP has published the report “The role of national governments in international humanitarian response to disasters” of the 26th ALNAP meeting held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 16th-18th November 2010. Riccardo Polastro, Head of Evaluations at DARA, presented [...] Read more...

DARA Peer Reviews First Sector-wide Guide to Real-Time Evaluations

Guide to Real-time Evaluations of Humanitarian Action The guide to real-time evaluations (RTEs) published in March by the Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action (ALNAP), deals with one of the most demanding yet increasingly [...] Read more...