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ALNAP is delighted to launch the ‘Evaluation of Humanitarian Action’ theme page in partnership with BetterEvaluation. We hope that this page will serve as a useful directory for evaluators and commissioners alike who are looking for guidance and help with navigating the choppy waters of Evaluation of Humanitarian Action (EHA). We welcome you to explore!

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Humanitarian action is any activity taken with the objective of saving lives, alleviating suffering, and maintaining human dignity during and after human-induced crises and disasters resulting from natural hazards.

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BetterEvaluation has over 1600 resources on evaluation tasks and options, with more being added each week. These include overviews, guides, examples, tools or toolkits, and discussion papers. Read the below guide for tips on how to find what you are after. Finding a resource in the BetterEvaluation library Option 1.

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This is a short (3-minute) video by Claudine Delfin about the benefits of visual note-taking. It's also a good example of a video that has been created from a visual note-taking process.
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This guide by Matthew Magain outlines his process and tips for creating sketch-notes (what BetterEvaluation calls graphic recordings). 
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The Measure What Matters is a decision-support tool that helps users select data collection methods based on: the intended level of participation in the evaluation by intended beneficiaries ; Whether it's a process evaluation, outcome/impact evaluation or a cost-benefit evaluation; and Whether they want a quick and easy evaluation or something more in-depth.

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