Indicators

Global cluster Code Sub-domain Title Description / Rationale
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. (Sphere Core Standard 1, Guidance Note 2)

Possible examples:

  • % of women/girls and % of men/boys satisfied with the quality and appropriateness of response at the end of the project
  • # of text messages received daily and acted upon according to the agreed/established procedures 
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:

  • # of ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ documents about the work of the cluster disseminated
  • # of talkback radio programmes joined to explain response planning and selection criteria of cluster to affected population 
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). The participation of youth and children should be promoted so far as it is in their own best interest and measures taken to ensure that they are not exposed to abuse or harm. (Sphere Core Standard 1, Guidance Note 3)

Possible examples:

  • # of focus group discussions organized with affected girls, women, boys and men that have been used to influence decisions made on design of assessments, programmes, standards, selection criteria, etc.
  • % of female and % of male parents actively participating in the conception and implementation of M&E of education in emergencies services. 
Early Recovery R-1 R4 Governance Number and Percentage of public sector employees (male/female) unavailable because of crisis by gender/grade or post

n/a

Early Recovery R-10 R2 Basic Infrastructure Restoration Area and Percentage of affected landmass with problematic rubble/debris present

Debris or rubble is the wreckage of the devastation and it includes everything that could possibly destroyed/damaged, or materials brought about by a catastrophic event. Problematic refers to situations where such debris causes immediate physical and psychological barriers for emergency relief and recovery activities.

Early Recovery R-11 R2 Basic Infrastructure Restoration Percentage of debris collected which is recycled (e.g. for shelter, furniture, livelihoods production etc)

Debris or rubble can be recycled for shelter purposes - e.g. timber and bricks can be used for shelter. Some timber can be recycled for furniture construction and other debris can be processed and sold and contribute to strengthening economic livelihoods. Create opportunities for women and vulnerble groups to engage and benefit from recycling

Early Recovery R-12 R2 Basic Infrastructure Restoration Number of safe waste disposal sites identified in each targeted debris removal area

Debris removal and processing, including debris recycling, can be critical to helping a population to recover from crisis. It can also be essential to dispose of debris that is blocking humanitarian actives. Safe and well managed disposal sites are key to debris removal. They have to be established in suitable locations, follow national safety rules and be able to process all of the debris removed.

Early Recovery R-13 R2 Basic Infrastructure Restoration Number and Percentage of population with access to basic community infrastructure not covered by other sectors or clusters, e.g. police stations, town halls, administrative buildings. Schools (if not covered by Edu), playgrounds, parks

n/a

Early Recovery R-14 R4 Governance Number and location of community reconciliation efforts undertaken

Measured through the number of entities engaged in peace building/reconciliation. E.g. schools, womens groups, ethnic groups, state/non state actors, consultation of elders/community leaders, faithbased organisations

Early Recovery R-15 R1 Economic Recovery and Livelihoods Number and Percentage of non-functioning markets

Measured through level of functionality: increased / unchanged / decreased activity

Early Recovery R-16 R1 Economic Recovery and Livelihoods Number and Percentage of affected population with no access to any formal or informal financial service

Measured through level of functionality: increased / unchanged / decreased activity

Early Recovery R-17 R3 Capacity Building Number and percentage of micro enterprise owners in affected areas recieved skills training

Micro enterprise owners can be identified as people who own, operate and staff their own small and very small businesses.  If these enterprises are affected by disaster, the owners may benefit from skilling up in related or new trades

Early Recovery R-18 R3 Capacity Building Number and percentage of CBO leaders in affected areas trained in disaster risk reduction and planning

Community based organisation leaders can be defined as people who initiate adn manage community groups that benefit people in the community or neighbourhood. If these CBOs are either affected by disaster, or are contributing to humnaitarian response, then the leaders may benefit from skilling up.

Early Recovery R-2 R4 Governance Number and Percentage of affected areas with local government-led response planning capacity, with the ability to meet the needs of the enitre community in its diversity

Area: Locality normally refers to government unit at the lowest level usually municipality/ town/ city. However, Locality to be defined according to context. Response Plan: Presence of recovery plan at local level indicates the relative readiness of the locality to undertake recovery activities. Recovery plan refers to organised multisectoral workplan to restore, resume, rebuild, or reconstruct with an intention to maintain the function permanently. Should be differentiated from emergency repsonse which purpose may only be restoring the functions for the most immediate term. Recovery plan may be short (up to 1 year), medium (up to 3 to 5 years), or long term (5 years or longer).Government-led refers to planning process that is either sanctioned, endorsed, or directly led by the government.

Early Recovery R-3 R4 Governance Number of affected areas with local government taking active planning/strategic measure to reduce the risk of disasters

Government-led refers to planning process that is either sanctioned, endorsed, or directly led by the government to have an effect on specific sectors

Early Recovery R-4 R4 Governance Number of areas where local government across sectors use knowledge, innovation and education to build a culture of preparedness, safety and resilience. This is to be differentiated by age/sex

This could include Relevant information on disasters is available and accessible at all levels, to all stakeholders (through networks, development of information sharing system. ii. School curricula, education material and relevant trainings include risk reduction and recovery concepts and practices. iii. Research methods and tools for multi risk assessments and cost benefit analysis are developed and strengthened. iv. Country wide public awareness strategy exists to stimulate a culture of disaster resilience, with outreach to urban and rural communities.

Early Recovery R-5 R1 Economic Recovery and Livelihoods Number and Percentage of households in need of income support

Examples of Households in Need of Income Support include those with very low income sources, female-headed households, Internally displaced people, households with a sex worker

Early Recovery R-6 R1 Economic Recovery and Livelihoods Number and Percentage of households with no income sources provided with income support (transfer or generation)

n/a

Early Recovery R-7 R1 Economic Recovery and Livelihoods Number and Percentage of households with no livelihood assets

n/a

Early Recovery R-8 R1 Economic Recovery and Livelihoods Percentage of economically active workforce that is employed on: a) a short term/ temporary basis; and b) a long term/ permanent basis

n/a

Early Recovery R-9 R2 Basic Infrastructure Restoration Number and Percentage of population directly affected by problematic rubble/debris

Debris or rubble is the wreckage of the devastation and it includes everything that could possibly destroyed/damaged, or materials brought about by a catastrophic event. Problematic refers to situations where such debris causes immediate physical and psychological barriers for emergency relief and recovery activities.