Programming HFA interventions

This section gives an overview of the main elements which Partners must consider in the programming phase of a Humanitarian Food Assistance intervention and will direct you to the specific topics within the HFA e-learning covering these elements.

prioritisation

situation and response analysis

entry exit

targeting

M&E

DRR

capacity building

coordination and advocacy

Prioritisation

The Commission prioritises EU humanitarian food assistance activities and responses first and foremost to immediate lifesaving during emergencies and their aftermaths.
Do you want to know the criteria for prioritisation? Click here

Situation and Response Analysis

The Commission considers food assistance in crisis contexts to avert:
• excessive mortality,
• emergency rates of acute malnutrition,
• detrimental coping mechanisms.
View more on needs assessment and response analysis

Entry and Exit Strategy

When can the Commission trigger a humanitarian food assistance response?
On which criteria the decision to fund interventions will be based?
Click here to discover it

Targeting

A variety of targeting mechanisms can be used.

Do you want to discover them? Click here.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

In pursuit of transparency, accountability and effectiveness, the Commission will strive to ensure that all humanitarian food assistance actions that the EU finances are designed around targets and outcome indicators that are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-bound.
ECHO also developed its Key Result Indicators, click here to know more.
Where available, nutritional information and data should be monitored and reviewed within all food assistance operations.
Result-oriented monitoring, evaluation and reporting exercises will be analysed by the Commission and its partners, alongside more qualitative narrative reporting.

Disaster Risk Reduction

When and how to incorporate DRR in food assistance interventions?
Discover it here.

Capacity Building

Identifying challenging capacity gaps in the humanitarian system, the Commission will contribute to strengthening the capacity of its’ humanitarian partners to design, deliver and coordinate more varied, effective and appropriate forms of food assistance.
Through what? Capacity building and strengthening the capacity of humanitarian partners to intervene. Click here to know more.

Coordination and Advocacy

The Commission focuses on a food aid orientation that implies a broader level of coordination with other actors.
The Commission will also contribute to the EU framing a global agenda, and advocating for action against hunger and under-nutrition in collaboration with other international partners.
Click here to know more about these activities.

EUROPEAN CIVIL PROTECTION AND HUMANITARIAN AID OPERATIONS

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Trends

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HFA overview

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HFA toolbox

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Targeting

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Gender and HFA

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Coordination

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LEGS

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Food utilisation

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IPC

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Market Assesment

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HFA Indicators