Tools

UNHCR Population Reporting Tool
Doc: Excel      Size: 299 KB

      

Links

DHS surveys are administered by ICF International, through USAID Funding, and seek to collect and disseminate population and health data on developing countries
http://www.measuredhs.com/data/available-datasets.cfm

Developed by the World Bank, the IHSN catalogues census, survey or other micro-data, which is stored online and made available for research and other purposes
http://www.ihsn.org/nada/

Also developed by the World Bank, the LSMS works to collect household living standards data, which is needed to inform policy decisions
http://iresearch.worldbank.org/lsms/lsmssurveyFinder.htm

Redatam: A database management tool developed by Cipol for the processing and analysis of population micro data
http://www.cepal.org/redatam/default.asp?idioma=IN

Online population calculators: For very basic calculations based on growth rate
http://www.metamorphosisalpha.com/ias/population.php

Official United Nations demographic estimates and projections : The official United Nations demographic estimates and projections may be found at the United Nations Population Division
http://www.un.org/esa/population/unpop.htm

A great resource for demographic and social topics, standards and methods, statistical products and databases, in addition to listing demographic, social statistics, world population and housing census information
http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/

Offers a variety of demographic indicators and the ability to search by country and key indicator
http://www.census.gov/population/international/data/idb/informationGateway.php

Also referenced in the mapping section of this Toolkit, the World Gazetteer provides population statistics and related data, searchable by country or region
http://world-gazetteer.com

Additional resources that require GIS skills include: Gridded Population of the World and the Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, LandSmay, the Night Time Lights dataset, the AfriPop / Asia Pop project

The Common Operational Datasets are those that have been agreed upon and are in use throughout the humanitarian community
http://cod.humanitarianresponse.info/country-region/

The Population Estimation Service, developed by the CIESIN section of NASA, is a user-defined web-based tool for estimating populations
http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/gpw/wps.jsp

A tutorial on how to use the Population Estimation Service has been produced by Columbia University
http://www.ciesin.columbia.edu/documents/pop-est-svc_classroom.pdf

MICS surveys provide data on women and children and are conducted by UNICEF
http://www.childinfo.org/mics_available.html

Examples

Niger Population Statistical Report
Doc: Excel      Size: 732 KB

      

Mauritania Registration Profiling Report
Doc: Pdf      Size: 120 KB

      

UNHCR Djibouti Population Statistical Report
Doc: Excel      Size: 274 KB

      

Please see the guidance notes for information management considerations.
As advancements in the field are made, tools, examples and links will be added here.

Links

IOM/030-FOM/077/2013: Standard Format Bipartite Project Partnership Agreement (UNHCR with non- governmental and other not-for-profit partners)
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B95I9qaU50xgandhUnJGendkNmc&authuser=0

Standard Format Bipartite Project Partnership Agreement (UNHCR with non- governmental and other not-for-profit partners)
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B95I9qaU50xgcWtreVk3XzFoUG8&authuser=0

Model Agreement Document on the Sharing of Personal Data with Governments in the Context of Registration
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B95I9qaU50xgNC1ENXg3dWc4VkU&authuser=0

Staff Training: HH Level Process Flow Illustration
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzY6xxaS0lO3ZjFSMC1abC1FYWM&authuser=0

Staff Training: Registration Staff Introductory Statement
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzY6xxaS0lO3UTZ2R0g2Mnc5STA&authuser=0

Control Mechanism / Fraud Prevention for issuance of Assistance or Identity documents
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzY6xxaS0lO3eDMyR05iTE8wV0E&authuser=0

IOM/030-FOM/030/2009 Guidance on the Use of Standardized Specific Needs Codes English
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzY6xxaS0lO3Wm1WdUhjbk42ZDA&authuser=0

Birth Notification Sample (for continuous, or ongoing registration) in English
https://drive.google.com/open?id=13bfnzDHKsWFnps_v71rdanQHXbatO-9i_dE77H5K6X4&authuser=0

Birth Notification Sample (for continuous, or ongoing registration) in French
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CVuuB5KhBS3sOVdNaQu-4Vapik64zZfhv55eIdHtOQk&authuser=0

UNHCR Handbook for Registration, Procedures and Standards for Registration, Population Data Management and Documentation, Provisional Release, September 2003
http://www.unhcr.org/refworld/pdfid/3f967dc14.pdf

Please see the guidance notes for information management considerations.
As advancements in the field are made, tools, examples and links will be added here.

Links

IASC Guidelines on the Humanitarian Profile Common Operational Dataset, 2011
https://cod.humanitarianresponse.info/document/iasc-guidelines-humanitarian-profile-cod

The technical brief rapid estimation of affected population figures provides solution trees to support the choice of an appropriate method, providing practitioners a preliminary overview in choosing a suitable option depending on different operational parameters
http://acaps.org/en/resources

A detailed explanation of each method is given in the ACAPS Rapid Estimation of Affected Population Figures, Desk Review, May 2012
http://www.parkdatabase.org/files/documents/2012_acaps_rapid_estimation_of_affected_population_figures.pdf

Please see the guidance notes for information management considerations.
As advancements in the field are made, tools, examples and links will be added here.

Tools

Secondary Data Review Template- ACAPS
Doc: Word      Size: 4.32 MB

      

IM Strategy Template
Doc: Excel      Size: 13 KB

      

UNHCR Assessment Inventory
Doc: Excel      Size: 64 KB

      

Weekly Meeting Schedule Template
Doc: PowerPoint      Size: 328 KB

      

Refugee Information Working Group (RIM WG) Terms of Reference
Doc: Word      Size: 38 KB

      

G6 - Information Management Associate Terms of Reference
Doc: Word      Size: 49 KB

      

G7 - Senior Information Management Associate (GIS) Terms of Reference
Doc: Word      Size: 51 KB

      

G7 Senior Information Management Associate Terms of Reference
Doc: Word      Size: 48 KB

      

P1 NOA - Assistant Information Management Officer Terms of Reference
Doc: Word      Size: 51 KB

      

P2 NOB - Associate Info Management Officer Terms of Reference
Doc: Word      Size: 74 KB

      

P2 Associate Information Management Officer Terms of Reference
Doc: Word      Size: 74 KB

      

P3 NOC - Information Management Officer Terms of Reference
Doc: Word      Size: 48 KB

      

P3 Information Management Officer Terms of Reference
Doc: Word      Size: 107 KB

      

P3 - Regional Information Management Officer Terms of Reference
Doc: Word      Size: 48 KB

      

P4 - Senior Information Management Officer Terms of Reference
Doc: Word      Size: 52 KB

      

P4 Senior Regional Information Management Terms of Reference
Doc: Word      Size: 53 KB

      

Links

UNHCR Handbook for Emergencies 2015
https://emergency.unhcr.org/

A Community Based Approach in UNHCR, First Edition, UNHCR Geneva, February 2007
http://www.unhcr.org/47ed0e212.html

UNHCR 2012 Annual Statistical Reporting Guidelines, UNHCR Geneva, June 2012
http://www.unhcr.org/4fd6f87f9.html

Humanitarian Response, Common and Fundamental Operational Datasets Registry, UNOCHA, 2011
http://cod.humanitarianresponse.info/terms-use

UNHCR Emergency Policies and Procedures: A Summary of the Guidance Notes, UNHCR Geneva, October 2012
https://intranet.unhcr.org/intranet/unhcr/en/home/executive_direction/official_policies/iom-foms/2012_iom_f...

Examples

Data Management Strategy Côte d’Ivoire
Doc: Excel      Size: 46 KB

      

UNHCR External Distribution Contact List
Doc: Excel      Size: 30 KB

      

RIM WG Meeting Agenda
Doc: Word      Size: 24 KB

      

RIM WG Meeting Minutes
Doc: Word      Size: 58 KB

      

Dollo Ado Survey of Surveys
Doc: Excel      Size: 36 KB

      

Links

• OCHA’s Information Management Toolbox is an online space for OCHA’s Information Management staff to access current and curated information tools, services, and systems to support humanitarian response and preparedness coordination; is available online at:

Please see the guidance notes for information management considerations.
As advancements in the field are made, tools, examples and links will be added here.

Tools

Simplified 3W Reporting Tool for Coordination
Doc: Excel      Size: 91 KB

      

3W Excel Reporting Template
Doc: Excel      Size: 518 KB

      

Examples

El Andalus 3W Report
Doc: Excel      Size: 30 KB

      

Please see the guidance notes for information management considerations.
As advancements in the field are made, tools, examples and links will be added here.

Tools

UNHCR Needs Assessment Handbook, 2017
Doc: Pdf      Size: 1.41 MB

      

Links

UNHCR Needs Assessment Handbook Website, 2017
http://needsassessment.unhcr.org/

Please see the guidance notes for information management considerations.
As advancements in the field are made, tools, examples and links will be added here.