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Chapter 18 Monitoring and evaluation

Further reading

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ALNAP, Evaluating Humanitarian Action Using the OECD-DAC Criteria: An ALNAP Guide (London: ALNAP, 2006),
C. Benson and J. Twigg with T. Rossetto, Tools for Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction: Guidance Notes for Development Organisations (Geneva: ProVention Consortium, 2007),

     - Guidance Note 8: Economic Analysis
     - Guidance Note 9: Evaluating Disaster Risk Reduction Initiatives
F. Bonino, I. Jean and P. Knox-Clarke, Closing the Loop: Practitioner Guidance on Effective Feedback Mechanisms in Humanitarian Contexts. ALNAP-CDA Guidance (London: ALNAP/ODI, 2014),
N. Brooks, E. Aure and M. Whiteside, Final Report: Assessing the Impact of ICF Programmes on Household and Community Resilience to Climate Variability and Climate Change (Hemel Hempstead/Redhill: Evidence on Demand, 2014),
M. Buchanan-Smith and J. Cosgrave, Evaluation of Humanitarian Action: Pilot Guide (London: ALNAP, 2013),
C. Cabot Venton, ‘Justifying the Cost of Disaster Risk Reduction: A Summary of Cost–Benefit Analysis’, Humanitarian Exchange, 38, 2007,
C. Cabot Venton, Cost–benefit Analysis for Community Based Climate and Disaster Risk Management: Synthesis Report, Tearfund and Oxfam America,
A. Catley et al., Participatory Impact Assessment: A Design Guide (Medford, MA: Tufts University, Feinstein International Center),
S. Davidson, Impact Measurement and Accountability in Emergencies: The Good Enough Guide (Oxford: Emergency Capacity Building Project/Oxfam GB, 2007),
R. Few et al., Contribution to Change: An Approach to Evaluating the Role of Intervention in Disaster Recovery (Rugby and Oxford: Practical Action Publishing and Oxfam GB, 2014),
L. Gosling, Toolkits: A Practical Guide to Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Assessment (London: Save the Children, 2003),
IFRC, Project/programme Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Guide (Geneva: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2011),
K. Lindell, Learning from Experience and Sharing Knowledge: A Capitalization Manual, ACF International, 2010,
K. Proudlock, B. Ramalingam and P. Sandison, ‘Improving Humanitarian Impact Assessment: Bridging Theory and Practice’, ALNAP 8th Review of Humanitarian Action, Chapter 2, 2009,
C. Roche, Impact Assessment for Development Agencies: Learning to Value Change (Oxford: Oxfam/Novib, 1999).
UNISDR, UNDP, IUCN, Making Disaster Risk Reduction Gender-Sensitive: Policy and Practical Guidelines. Chapter 5: Gender-Sensitive Indicators for Disaster Risk Reduction (Geneva: UNISDR, UNDP, IUCN, 2009),
J. Waite, Food Security and Livelihood Monitoring and Evaluation Guidelines: A Practical Guide for Field Workers, ACF International, 2011,

DRR and resilience indicators

Arup International Development, Characteristics of a Safe and Resilient Community: Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction Study (Geneva: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2011),
Arup International Development, Key Determinants of a Successful CBDRR programme, (Geneva: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2011),
L. Davis and Z. Murshed, Critical Guidelines: Community-Based Disaster Risk Management (Bangkok: Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, 2006),
Disaster Risk Management Indicators Program in the Americas. Manizales: Institute of Environmental Studies (IDEA):
NRRC, Flagship 4 Handbook: Nepal’s 9 Minimum Characteristics of a Disaster Resilient Community (Kathmandu: Nepal Risk Reduction Consortium, 2013),
ProVention, TRIAMS Working Paper – Risk Reduction Indicators (Geneva: ProVention Consortium, 2006),
J. Twigg, Characteristics of a Disaster-Resilient Community: A Guidance Note, 2nd edition (Teddington: DFID Disaster Risk Reduction NGO Interagency Group, 2009),
UNISDR, Indicators of Progress: Guidance on Measuring the Reduction of Disaster Risks and the Implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action (Geneva: UNISDR 2008),
UNISDR/UNOCHA, Disaster Preparedness for Effective Response: Guidance and Indicator Package for Implementing Priority 5 of the Hyogo Framework (Geneva: UNISDR and UNOCHA, 2008),