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Inter-Agency Real Time Evaluation of the Humanitarian Response to the 2010 Floods in Pakistan

DARA publishes the report of the Inter-Agency Real Time Evaluation of the international humanitarian community’s response to the 2010 Floods in Pakistan. Read more...

DARA is evaluating humanitarian interventions in South and Central Somalia

DARA is undertaking an evaluation of the collective response in South and Central Somalia, commissioned by The Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) for Somalia. Somalia is one of the most critical humanitarian situations in the world. Access and security [...] Read more...

Impact Evaluation of the National School Feeding Programme in Cambodia, commissioned by the WFP

DARA publishes its recently completed Impact Evaluation of the National School Feeding Programme in Cambodia, commissioned by the World Food Programme (WFP). Read more...

European Commission evaluation: protection in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

DARA has been commissioned by ECHO (the European Commission Humanitarian Aid Office) to carry out the "evaluation of ECHO’s action in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)". The evaluation purpose is twofold. It will look at the relevance, coordination, [...] Read more...

Inter-Agency Real Time Evaluation (IA-RTE) of the Humanitarian Response to Typhoons Ketsana and Parma in the Philippines

During the third quarter of 2009, three typhoons swept across the Philippines. Typhoons Ketsana and Parma struck on the 26th of September and on the 3rd of October, causing extensive flooding. Typhoon Mirinae caused further casualties and destruction when it struck [...] Read more...

Evaluations of DIPECHO Actions Plans in Central America

DG ECHO selected DARA in 2007 to evaluate the DIPECHO Action Plans in Central America in order to analyse how their programmes have helped the at risk population and the institutions prepare and respond to subsequent Disasters. Since 1990, more than ten million [...] Read more...

Mid term Evaluation of the WFP Country Programme in Mozambique

Members of DARA were commissioned to assess the WFP Country Programme in Mozambique. The purpose of the evaluation was to determine the degree to which objectives had been achieved according to UNEG’s evaluation criteria [link to UNEG site]. Mozambique remains [...] Read more...

Inter-Agency Standing Committee Real-Time Evaluation in Mozambique

A group of Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) agencies commissioned DARA to carry out a real-time evaluation (RTE) of the response to the Zambezi river floods and Cyclone Favio in February 2007. Being one of the first of its kind, this evaluation formed [...] Read more...

Evaluations of DG ECHO’s Actions in the Saharawi Refugee Camps

In 2009, DARA was selected by the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid department to evaluate its humanitarian assistance to Saharawi refugees displaced by the conflict over Western Sahara. The three-month study, between April and June 2009, was the first [...] Read more...