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How to Approach a Dataset: Part1 - Database Design

his technical note provides guidance in how to set up a simple database suitable for storing small amounts of data as may be generated by a rapid assessment with relatively small sample sizes.It is aimed at supporting non-specialists in information management with a working knowledge of spreadsheet…

  • Coordination: Needs Assessment, Information Management
  • HPC: Implementation & Monitoring, Needs Assessment & Analysis

Compared to what: Analytical Thinking and Needs Assessment

This technical brief is based on three years of experience in analysing needs in emergency settings. It is the first of three ACAPS documents on the analysis of humanitarian needs. Readers are advised to complement this reading with the technical brief How Sure Are You?which explores how to judge…

  • Coordination: Needs Assessment, Information Management
  • HPC: Needs Assessment & Analysis


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