Operational Guidance Note: the use of schools, educational facilities and temporary learning centres as shelter

Ideally School buildings and education facilities should not be used as shelter by families who have been displaced due to conflict. Using school buildings as shelter denies displaced and host community children access to safe learning environments.However, in a case of mass displacement where no…

  • Coordination: Coordination, Inter-Sector Coordination
  • Emergency: Conflict, Displacement
  • HPC: Implementation & Monitoring, Strategic Planning
  • Technical Areas: Protection

Guide to Education in Emergencies Needs Assessments

The purpose of the Guide and Needs Assessment Packages to provide practical, relevant guidance and resources to education in emergencies (EiE) coordination staff conducting, coordinating and participating in secondary data reviews and joint, harmonized and/or multi-sector needs assessments.

  • Coordination: Needs Assessment, Inter-Sector Coordination
  • HPC: Needs Assessment & Analysis
  • Technical Areas: Accountability to Affected Populaiton, Localisation

Guide to Developing Education Cluster Strategies

The purpose of this Guide and accompanying Strategy Package is to provide practical, relevant guidance and resources to education in emergencies (EiE) coordination staff on how to develop and update an Education Cluster Strategy.

  • Coordination: Cluster Strategy, Inter-Sector Coordination
  • HPC: Strategic Planning
  • Technical Areas: Accountability to Affected Populaiton, Localisation

Child Outcomes of Cash Transfer Programming

The use of cash transfer programming (CTP) has risen in recent years to become an integral element of poverty reduction and social protection strategies in low- and middle-income countries (LICs and MICs). This systematic review attempts to fill this evidence gap by reviewing a comprehensive list…

  • Coordination: Inter-Sector Coordination
  • Technical Areas: Cash Programming

Cash Transfers Impact on Children's Survival

Table of Studies Included in the Save the Children Review - Child Outcomes of Cash Transfer Programming

  • Coordination: Inter-Sector Coordination
  • Technical Areas: Cash Programming

Strategy Alignment Matrix

An Alignment Matrix is a tool that will assist in ensuring cluster strategy aligns with and complements the approaches of other emergency and development plans. It will ensure continuity and relevance while helping to avoid duplication and confusion. As with the Strategy itself, the process of…

  • Coordination: Cluster Strategy, Inter-Sector Coordination
  • HPC: Strategic Planning

Localisation in Coordination

"The World Humanitarian Summit recognised that increased localisation is fundamental to the delivery of a dignified and effective humanitarian response, concluding that humanitarian action should be “as local as possible, as international as necessary.” The associated Grand Bargain emphasized the…

  • Coordination: Coordination, Cluster Strategy, Inter-Sector Coordination
  • HPC: Strategic Planning
  • Technical Areas: Localisation

Inter-Sector Checklist

This checklist provides tips for inter-sectoral planning within the Education Cluster Strategy development process. It follows the same step-by-step structure as the Guide to Developing Education Cluster Strategies. For more detailed general guidance on each step, refer to the full Guide in the…

  • Coordination: Inter-Sector Coordination
  • HPC: Implementation & Monitoring, Strategic Planning

Cash and Education in Somalia

Cash programming has become a significant part of the current drought response in Somalia. Conditional and unconditional cash grants or vouchers, that are either restricted or unrestricted, are being used by a large variety of partners for food or multi-purpose transfers to affected people. With…

  • Coordination: Inter-Sector Coordination
  • Emergency: Drought
  • HPC: Implementation & Monitoring
  • Technical Areas: Cash Programming

Inter-Sector Integration Tip Sheet

Clusters/Working Groups should have direct conversations with each of the different sector’Technical Advisors to ensure that activities are planned in an integrated fashion wherever possible. Identify activities that are complementary to each other, discuss them with the team at large during team…

  • Coordination: Coordination, Cluster Strategy, Inter-Sector Coordination
  • HPC: Implementation & Monitoring, Strategic Planning

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