Understand the situation

A situation analysis examines the current situation and the factors contributing to it. This might include identification and analysis of needs, resources, strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats, and/or power analysis.

A situation analysis can be done as part of planning an intervention before implementation, or during implementation to inform ongoing planning, or as part of planning or conducting an evaluation.


Methods for undertaking a situation analysis include:

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