Evaluating Humanitarian Action using the OECD-DAC Criteria

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This clearly-written guide provides practical support on how to use the OECD Development Assistance Committee (OECD/DAC) criteria in evaluation of humanitarian action (EHA). It covers the following areas:

  1. key themes and issues current in EHA, particularly lesson-learning, accountability and evaluation;
  2. clear definitions for the OECD DAC criteria with explanation, issues to consider, and examples of good practice;
  3. very brief guidelines for good practice in methods for the evaluation of humanitarian action.

This short book provides the clearest definitions of the DAC evaluation criteria available anywhere.


Language: English
Length: 80pp
Citation: Beck, T. (2006) Evaluating humanitarian action using the OECD-DAC criteria. An ALNAP guide for humanitarian agencies. London: ALNAP/ODI