Technical Note on damage assessment

Report
from Shelter Cluster
Published on 27 Feb 2017 View Original

Data collection on the field is influenced by many factors such as access, time, key informants, sampling or systematic factors etc. Even within the shelter sector, general conclusions about the state of a home after damage without providing specific details necessary for repairs created more confusion. Therefore, this technical note aimsto clarify the process and particularly the screening from raw data linked to damaged buildings into relatable information needed to meet the humanitarian needs.