REACH Activity Report 2016 - REACH Resource Centre

In May 2016, the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) called for a New Way of Working by humanitarian actors to face a global context of accelerating needs and insufficient resources to meet them. In the ensuing Grand Bargain discussions, donor governments, UN agencies and NGO networks agreed on a series of ...
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REACH Activity Report

2016

REACH 2016 Activity Report

Contents Foreword ................................................................................................................................. 1 About REACH............................................................................................................................. 2 The REACH Partnership ......................................................................................................... 2 REACH Vision and Mission ..................................................................................................... 3 Why REACH?.......................................................................................................................... 4 What We Do ............................................................................................................................ 6 Our Pillars................................................................................................................................ 7 Where We Work ...................................................................................................................... 8 REACH Products................................................................................................................... 10 Programme Highlights from 2016 .......................................................................................... 13 1. Coordinated Multi-sector Assessments ............................................................................. 14 2. Sector-specific assessments ............................................................................................. 19 3. Displacement and Migration .............................................................................................. 26 4. Information Management Support ..................................................................................... 33 REACH Partners ...................................................................................................................... 34 Founding partners ................................................................................................................. 34 Bi-lateral and multi-lateral donor agencies ............................................................................ 34 UN agencies and international organisations ........................................................................ 34 Cluster partners ..................................................................................................................... 35 H2H partners ......................................................................................................................... 35 REACH in Numbers ................................................................................................................. 36 People ................................................................................................................................... 36 Budget ................................................................................................................................... 37

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REACH 2016 Activity Report

Foreword In May 2016, the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) called for a New Way of Working by humanitarian actors to face a global context of accelerating needs and insufficient resources to meet them. In the ensuing Grand Bargain discussions, donor governments, UN agencies and NGO networks agreed on a series of commitments to promote more effective and efficient humanitarian response. Among them is the commitment to Improve Joint and Impartial Needs Assessments, which calls for the implementation of ‘impartial, unbiased, comprehensive, context-sensitive, timely and up to date’ need assessments in order to ‘provide a sound evidence base for humanitarian response plans and prioritised appeals’. REACH has been closely involved in the WHS and Grand Bargain discussions, and welcomes this renewed focus on evidence-based planning. Building on its operational prese