Understanding the needs of the population affected by crisis is essential for a needs-based response.

This session will cover the basic components of assessing needs in a humanitarian situation and analytical process to classify the severity of need.



Students can explain methodologies, processes and planning related to assessing needs in a crisis environment;

Students can demonstrate the application of methods to assign needs severity to an affected population.



Needs assessment fundamentals;

Analysis of the severity of needs.



This pertains to Needs Assessment and Crisis Information Management. It is a scenario based practical exercise that will simulate a crisis and will require students to apply concepts and skills learn previously in the course.