7Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO) Priority NeedsKey problem statementsImpact of the crises:Impact of the crisesDrivers/underlying causesScope/scale and demographic profileStatus of populationCapacity (local, national, int’l)Information gaps (assessment planning in SRP)Access constraintsSecurity constraintsSeasonal cyclesAssessment plansWho?ICCG/ICWGAnalysis teamEndorsement by HCTConsultation with ICCG/ICWG
8HNO: Roles and Responsibilities Analysis team, supported by OCHA is responsible for the development of Humanitarian Needs Overview. The analysis team assigned by HCT/ICCG comprising cluster representatives and technical experts.HC/HCT: custodians of the process, responsible for initiating and validating joint analysisAnalysis team: Conducts consultations and develops humanitarian needs overviewOCHA: Convenes analysis team and supports data compilation, consultations, caseload estimation, joint analysis, production of needs overview document and dissemination as appropriate, maintains assessment registry of Common Operational Datasets (CODs) and Fundamental Operational Datasets (FODs)Cluster coordinators: coordinate member inputs, participate in consultations identification of needs and gaps, validate findingsCluster partners: participate in consultations, provide expert inputs, validate findings
10Strategic Response Plan (SRP) 2015 SRP: ChangesEmphasis on management tool functionResponse analysis possibly included in the SRPClearer separation between the country strategy and the cluster plansOne-pager “at glance” from the HNORemoval of calendar-year planningNeeds assessments plan moved from HNO to SRPInclusion of a paragraph about updates/revisions of the SRPOverall simplification / better layout of the guidance and template
14SRP: Roles and Responsibilities Response Analysis HC/HCT: custodians of the process Analysis team: present and ensure availability of needs overview Cluster coordinators: prepare and ensure availability of information for response analysis OCHA: facilitates response analysis process and discussion NGOs, agencies: participate in consultations, provide expert inputsCountry Strategy HC/HCT: Leads planning process, defines overall vision Cluster coordinators: participate in planning, engage with cluster members, provide HCT with inputs for the strategy, ensure cross-sectoral collaboration OCHA: Facilitates planning process, coordinates caseload planning, prepares draft country strategy, finalises response plan NGOs, agencies: participate in consultations, provide expert inputsCluster Plans Cluster coordinators: Prepare internal division of labour and establish peer review panel for projects Cluster membersContribute to cluster plans, elaborate projects including requirements in line with cluster objectives
16PMR: Key Steps & Timelines PreparingThe clusters and inter-cluster coordination group prepare their monitoring plans and monitoring framework alongside the strategic response planning and cluster response planning. At the end of the preparation stage a humanitarian response monitoring framework will be established and a framework document endorsed.MonitoringThe monitoring framework is applied continuously, throughout the implementation of the SRP, as laid out in the country’s monitoring framework - humanitarian actors undertake monitoring exercises, perform analysis and make monitoring information available accordingly.ReportingThe data on the collective response is then made available for inclusion in a host of public reports with a focus on the Periodic Monitoring Report, where monitoring findings are analysed and presented with a set of recommendations for any corrective action.
17PMR: Key Steps & Timelines The HCT produces two periodic monitoring reports during the course of the year, and a year-in-review report after the close of the cycle. The schedule should be discussed and agreed upon by the HCT based on a proposal from the inter-cluster coordination group.
18PMR: Content Overview Changes in context Needs analysis Response capacityStrategic ObjectivesAchievements to dateAnalysisFunding analysisCluster Performance and achievementsChallengesContingency/Preparedness PlansRecommendations
19PMR: Roles and Responsibilities Cluster: reviews compiled core and supplemental information and synthesises challenges faced in reaching objectives and making recommendations for cluster/HCT actionOCHA: facilitates compilation of core and supplemental information for inter-cluster analysis and reportingICCG / ICWG: analyses compiled information and synthesises challenges faced in reaching objectives, makes recommendations for HCTHC/HCT: deliberates on findings and recommendations makes evidence-based decisions to address major constraints. Optionally, endorses report for public release
20What is available and planned by the GNC for 2014-2015 Two training packages for cluster coordinators and partners are availableIndicator registry is availableCAP tips (SRP tips) are availableIM toolkit and IM training package will be developed (Q1-2 of 2015)Country advocacy package will be developed (Q1-2 of 2015)Remote support: RRTs and GNC-CTGuidance on HPC is available on humanitarianresponse.info website
21Feedback from NCCs and IMOs How is it working in your country?What challenges do you face?What would you suggest to overcome those challenges?What support would you require from the GNC?