Catalogue of Surge services

Emergency Needs Assessment

The IFRC and it’s member National Societies has invested all along the years in needs assessment through the design and dissemination of guidelines, multiple learning and training activities, strengthening the network and lessons learned exercises. The needs assessment cell for emergency response, have been built based in the lesson learned from past operations. The assessment cell revised concept and approach have been promoted since 2019 and the National Societies network and IFRC capacity enhancement, should keep progressing from country to global level.

Rapid response personnel

Technical competency framework

Tiered compentencies describing the knowledge and skills expected of personnel in this sector.


Rapid Response
Assessment Cell

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Additional resources

Assessment and planning

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