Joint analysis – JIPS – Joint IDP Profiling Service
Shaping the Joint Analysis Approach Together With Profiling Partners in the Philippines (March 2020)
The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) encompasses the largest portion of internally displaced people (IDPs) in Mindanao (Philippines), mostly due to armed conflict. The local Protection Cluster team, led by UNHCR Philippines, and the local government have been monitoring IDP movements in the region since 2012, but it has...
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Joint Data Analysis in Practice: Discussing Experience and Guidance With IMPACT
Joint data analysis is increasingly moving centre stage in humanitarian practice, underpinned by the commitments made under the Grand Bargain to improve joint and impartial needs assessments. Similarly, speaking from our own experience in JIPS, joint analysis is a critical step in a profiling exercise: it helps ensure buy-in on...
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Behind the Scenes: Honduras’ Inter-Institutional Commission on IDPs & Where the Profiling Exercise Comes in (Apr 2019)
In Honduras, the Inter-institutional Commission for the Protection of Populations Displaced by Violence (CIPPDV, in Spanish; referred to as the “Commission” in this article) is leading efforts to generate a nationally representative evidence base that can inform the country’s laws, policies and operational responses to internal displacement due to violence....
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Advancing Profiling Practice for Improved Evidence on Forced Displacement: JIPS' annual event 2019
Internal displacement situations are diverse, challenging, complex and often evolving over time. As the Danish Ambassador Morten Jespersen noted in his opening remarks to JIPS' 2019 annual event, there are no quick fixes and humanitarian responses alone will not fully address the phenomenon. One thing that is certainly needed is quality...
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The Global Alliance Launches Key Publications for Improving Evidence & Responses to Crises in Cities
Displaced populations, whether internally displaced or refugees, are often relegated to the margins of the city. They may not have the same access to services as their non-displaced neighbours due to a variety of reasons: lacking the right documentation, discrimination, fewer social networks, or being forced to settle in already...
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Farewell to the PARK - Not fit for purpose, but still needed?
Capturing lessons learned and sharing good practice is often hard to find time to do systematically in the busy world of humanitarian needs assessment and profiling practitioners. How can we best learn and exchange experience from different contexts, share tools and concrete examples between practitioners? What are the best mechanisms...
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Complex, yet Crucial: Reviewing Analysis Practice in Profiling at JIPS
We often talk with our field and global partners about the importance of the analysis stage in a profiling exercise. Analysis, like profiling in general, is a process. It is a series of steps that require a mix of careful number crunching, intensive reading, focused writing, and lots and lots...
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Building Capacity for Joint Analysis: Kick-starting the Analysis Phase in Thessaloniki, Greece
Establishing a joint interpretation of the displacement situation among relevant actors is a precondition for a more coordinated and targeted response. Failing to correctly understand and interpret the data collected through a profiling exercise might mean quashing the whole process, and ending up preventing future collaboration among partners. A rigorous...
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More Useful Data Through Joint Analysis - Contributing to ACAPS’ Advanced Humanitarian Analysis Programme
Being able to turn data into useful evidence is critical for humanitarian actors working to support decision-makers in addressing internal displacement. In order to strengthen analysis capacity within the humanitarian sector, ACAPS recently launched the Humanitarian Analysis Programme (HAP), a training aimed at creating a network of highly skilled actors, able to analyse existing...
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Datasets from Kurdistan Region of Iraq on the DART
Obstacles to attending school, access to health facilities in different areas, challenges to return to places of origin – these are some of the aspects analysed in the urban profiling exercises in the Erbil, Duhok and Sulaymaniyah Governorates of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI).* The DART now brings the...
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Breaking New Ground in Joint Analysis & Profiling: Introducing DART 2.0
On the 31 August 2016, JIPS will launch the second version of the Dynamic Analysis and Reporting Tool (DART). Built to facilitate joint analysis and reporting activities, the DART promotes data sharing, transparency and consensus building in profiling processes. Responding on the one hand to calls from the World Humanitarian...
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