Knowledge Management

Terms of Reference for Syria Assessment and Monitoring Initiative (SAMI) June 2014

The SAMI aims to be a multi-sector, multi-stakeholder group that supports a process to ensure the provision of timely, credible and useful information and analysis to inform decisions related to the humanitarian situation in Syria.
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This output is designed to support the Humanitarian Country Team in developing a shared understanding of the impact and evolution of a crisis. The humanitarian needs overview helps inform strategic response planning. Most importantly, it works to ensure that credible evidence and a joint analysis of needs underpin an effective and prioritised humanitarian response.

Available in English
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All affected population

Ces lignes directrices sont élaborées pour appuyer la cohérence dans la collecte de données sur les besoins et assurer des évaluations efficaces et fiables par les enumérateurs. L’orientation générale peut être utilisée pour n’importe quelle évaluation, les orientations spécifiques se rapportent directement au MIRA.
These guidelines are developed to support consistency in the collection of needs data and to ensure efficient and reliable evaluations by enumerators. The general orientation can be used for any evaluation, the specific orientations relate directly to the MIRA.
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All affected population

The Multi-Cluster/Sector Initial Rapid Assessment (MIRA) is a joint needs assessment tool that can be used in sudden onset emergencies, including IASC System-Wide Level 3 Emergency Responses (L3 Responses). It guides subsequent in-depth sectoral assessments and provides decision-makers with timely, adequate, sufficiently accurate and reliable information to collectively identify strategic humanitarian priorities.

The MIRA Guidance is available in English, French, Russian and Spanish.
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Urban
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All affected population