The Global Cluster for Early Recovery (GCER) leads global and interagency efforts to establish and maintain standards and policy, build response capacity and operational support. The Global Cluster for Early Recovery has ensured appropriate integration of early recovery in updated IASC guidance, including on the Humanitarian Programme Cycle and Cluster Coordination. The GCER supported the mainstreaming and integration of the early recovery approach at the Country Level through the provision of strategic and coordination support to the Humanitarian Coordinators (HCs), Resident Coordinators (RCs), Humanitarian Country Teams (HCTs) and Cluster Lead Agencies (CLAs).
• Desk review and key informant interviews prior to mission to formulate and adapt adequate assessment tools and identify locations.
• Briefing of mission and response plan objectives for the area with local government, community representatives and (I)NGOs on the ground.
• Mixed focus group discussions with community leaders and representatives.
• Technical sub-group discussions and key informant interviews on relevant themes as well as general overview of living conditions
The mission, its preparation and follow-up relies on the methodology listed below:
Desk review, UNHCR rapid assessments and key informant interviews prior to mission to formulate and adapt adequate assessment tools.
Briefing meetings with local Authorities, Community Leaders and representatives of the returnees in both Songo Admin unit and Dafag villages.
Community meetings and mixed focus group discussions with community leaders and representatives.
Jahal de Meritens and Lisa De Vitis
In recent years, the world has seen a dramatic change in the nature of crises:
Nearly 3 years since March 2015 escalation of the conflict, Yemen is slowly choking and millions of Yemenis are at risk of dying of hunger, cholera or any other consequence of the conflict in a severely impoverished country already on the brink of collapse prior to the current crisis.
Continued fighting has not only destroyed the State’s economic fabric, but has also been increasingly eroding the adaptive, absorptive and transformative resilience of households, whose abilities to sustain positive coping measures has almost completely disappeared.
This Tip Sheet describes interventions, poses action-oriented questions and offers an example of the 4 Key GEMs. These critical programming steps connect to generate gender equality in Early Recovery projects and programs. The IASC GAM (described below) flags whether these steps are in proposals or implemented projects.
Gender Equality in Early Recovery: Programs equally benefit women and men and contribute to the empowerment of women.
The Early Recovery sector can make things fair by: