Indicators

Global Clusters Code Sub-domain Title Description
Food Security, Health, Logistics, Protection, Nutrition, Water Sanitation Hygiene, Camp Coordination / Management, Education, Emergency Shelter and NFI, Emergency Telecommunications, Early Recovery AAP-1 Feedback Mechanisms Number of feedback received (including complaints) which have been acted upon

Feedback mechanisms provide a means for all those affected to comment on and thus indirectly influence programme planning and implementation (see HAP’s ‘participation’ benchmark). They include focus group discussions, surveys, interviews and meetings on ‘lessons learnt’ with a representative sample of all the affected population (see ECB’s Good Enough Guide for tools and Guidance notes 3–4). The findings and the agency’s actions in response to feedback should be systematically shared with the affected population.

Food Security, Health, Logistics, Protection, Nutrition, Water Sanitation Hygiene, Camp Coordination / Management, Education, Emergency Shelter and NFI, Emergency Telecommunications, Early Recovery AAP-2 Sharing Information Number of information products distributed to the affected population through a variety of mechanisms on humanitarian program planning, functioning and progress

People have a right to accurate and updated information about actions taken on their behalf. Information can reduce anxiety and is an essential foundation of community responsibility and ownership. At a minimum, clusters and agencies should provide a description of the cluster's role and responsibilities, agency’s mandate and project(s), the population’s entitlements and rights, and when and where to access assistance (see HAP’s ‘sharing information’ benchmark). (Sphere Core Standard 1, Guidance Note 4)

Possible examples:

Food Security, Health, Logistics, Protection, Nutrition, Water Sanitation Hygiene, Camp Coordination / Management, Education, Emergency Shelter and NFI, Emergency Telecommunications, Early Recovery AAP-3 Participation Number of persons consulted (disaggregated by sex/age) before designing a program/project [alternatively: while implementing the program/project]

Participation in design of assessments, programmes, evaluations etc, means that a selected segment(s) of the affected populaiton have a direct influence on decision making.  Measures should be taken to ensure the participation of members of all groups of affected people – young and old, men and women. Special efforts should be made to include people who are not well represented, are marginalised (e.g. by ethnicity or religion) or otherwise ‘invisible’ (e.g. housebound or in an institution).

Protection P-13 (P) Protection Percentage of communities reporting living in hazardous areas

Hazardous areas are those which are prone to flooding, earthquake, fires etc

Protection P-14 (P) Protection Percentage of communities reporting hazardous items in their area that can result in death or injury

Hazardous items are debris/rubbel; for more specific indicators on mines/landmines/UxOs see the Mine action indicators

Protection P-15 (P) Protection Percentage of communities that indicate deliberate exclusion from services for a specific group (i.e. children, disabled, minority groups)
Protection P1-PC6-1 PC6 Child Labour Percentage of surveyed communities who indictate the involvement of children in worst forms of child labour

Worst form of child labour is a term defined in the ILO convention no. 182. It must be prohibited for all people under the age of 18 yrs and includes the following: (i) all forms of slavery and practices similar to slavery; (ii) using, offering, procuring a child for prostitution, production of pornographie or for pornographic performance; (iii) using, procuring, offering a child for illicit activities; (iv) hazardous work

Protection P1-PC6-2 PC6 Child Labour Percentage of surveyed community members are aware of the danger and consequences of the Worst Forms of Child Labour

Worst form of child labour is a term defined in the ILO convention no. 182. It must be prohibited for all people under the age of 18 yrs and includes the following: (i) all forms of slavery and practices similar to slavery; (ii) using, offering, procuring a child for prostitution, production of pornographie or for pornographic performance; (iii) using, procuring, offering a child for illicit activities; (iv) hazardous work; Depending on the country context this indicator should specify which forms of child labour are meant to be assessed and the knowledge thereof by the community

Protection P1-PC7-1 PC7 Unaccompanied and separated children Percentage of children separated from their caregivers
Protection P1-PC7-2 PC7 Unaccompanied and separated children Percentage of registered unaccompanied and/or separated children who are reunited with their caregivers OR in appropriate long term alternative care

Both options need to be assessed, i.e. long term care or caregivers; both options are sufficient

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