Multi-Sector Initial Rapid Assessment: Guidance

The Multi-Cluster/Sector Initial Rapid Assessment (MIRA) is a joint needs assessment tool that can be used in sudden onset emergencies, including IASC System-Wide level 3 Emergency Responses (L3 Responses). It is a precursor to cluster/sectoral needs assessments and provides a process for collecting and analyzing information on affected people and their needs to inform strategic response planning. The document serve as guidance for undertaking a MIRA, explaining the purpose of joint data collection and a shared analytical processes and outlining the key steps required, as well as associated roles and responsibilities. 

Published 2018-07-27