DARA is a world leader in Real-Time and strategic evaluations of humanitarian aid
Helping organizations and governments understand the impact of aid programmes through independent evaluation of humanitarian aid
With field and policy expertise in more than 60 countries, DARA offers evaluation of humanitarian aid, technical assistance and training. We specialize in real-time, system-wide, impact, policy and programme evaluations. Our aim is to improve the humanitarian sector’s ability to respond to humanitarian crises through better learning and accountability.
Through our humanitarian aid evaluations, we help international organizations and governments understand how their programmes contribute to improving the lives of people affected by disasters and conflicts.
Our approach combines rigorous desk and field research, and participatory methods to identify strengths and areas for improvement. We provide forward-looking and practical recommendations to maximise the effectiveness of aid efforts.
Evaluation of UNFPA project ‘Improving access of the most vulnerable refugees to social services in Turkey’
Migrants approach the buffer zone on the Turkey-Greece border at Pazarkule, 29 February 2020. Photograph: Ozan Köse/AFP via Getty Images As part of a Long Term Agreement with UNFPA, in consortium with Hera and Particip GmbH, DARA was appointed to conduct...
IOM Evaluation of the Regional Response to the flows of refugees and migrants from Venezuela
DARA recently conducted the interim evaluation of IOM’s Regional Response to the flows of refugees and migrants from Venezuela. This evaluation was both summative, as it provides an overall judgement of the Regional Response to date, as well as formative, as...
Evaluation of WFP’s role in nutrition and sector coordination in the Saharawi Refugee camps
DARA is currently leading the evaluation of the Nutrition Components of the Algeria PRRO 200301 to inform reformulation of WFP´s role in nutrition and sector coordination. The evaluation examines the Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation, particularly its...