The IRC is proactively responding to the emergency at a global level, as well as through a comprehensive Pakistan specific COVID-19 Master Response Plan developed in line with the Government of Pakistan’s National Action Plan, of which Needs Assessment is a crucial component. 

The IRC Pakistan conducted a countrywide Rapid Needs Assessment in Dadu, Ghotki, Sukkur (Sindh), Noshki, Quetta, Killa Abdullah (Balochistan), RahimYar Khan, Multan (Punjab) and Peshawar, Swat, Mardan, D.I. Khan (KP).

COVID-19 Rapid Need Assessment Report by IRC Pakistan

Tools used in the RNA

Community Key Informant Interview Tool

Government Stakeholders Interview Tool

Household Head Interview Tool

National Humanitarian Network Pakistan

A volunteer network, founded in 2010 in result of interactive dialogue in National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) “to act as an independent and vibrant voice to engage with stakeholders throughout Pakistan for promotion of humanitarian values by influencing policies and building capacities to ensure right based humanitarian response”. 172 humanitarian organizations are members of NHN from across Pakistan and it is open for all national and local organizations engaged in humanitarian assistance or disaster management advocacy.  NHN focus on “Effective and Accountable Humanitarian Governance” – mainly in Response and Disaster Preparedness through four major areas i.e. “Coordination/networking, Advocacy, Capacity Building and Information Management”.

NHN is a key network in Pakistan which is well connected with various stakeholders and demonstrated its effectiveness to do proper advocacy and lobbying for access, space and principled response. NHN supports stakeholders in collecting and timely sharing of critical information for preparedness and response as its members are spread across Pakistan and even in hard to reach areas.

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