This page presents a selection of resources to assist CP coordinators and IMOs to prepare the Humanitarian Needs Overview and Humanitarian Response Plan (HNO / HRP).

For 2023, we are pleased to share with you the package with the resources listed below to help guide your work during the HNO and HRP process, in all 3 languages [English], [French], [Spanish].

Document Type Comment
Module 1. HPC Overview (and the Child Protection approach through the NIAF)

PPT with voice recorded guidance (press play on the bottom right corner of slides)

Document includes links to the main reference material

Module 2. CP Severity Analysis    
Module 3. CP CiN and target    
Module 4. MHPSS in the HPC PPT (without voice recording) Watch first MHPSS video and read the targeting guidance below
Module 5. Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) PPT with voice recorded guidance (press play on the bottom left corner of slides) Read 3-pager on CVA for CP in the HPC
Key aspects on MHPSS 4m video (click here) For translation, enable subtitles on the right button below and on the settings select the option to translate automatically into the language of your preference.
MHPSS targeting guidance PDF document  
Cash integration for CVA 9m video Only available in English
Tip sheet on integrating CVA in HNOs and HRPs for CP 3-pager guidance Read along with module 5 and CVA video above

Other resources: 

OCHA HPC 2022 Facilitation Package, including step-by-step guidance, templates, and tipsheets

CP AoR HNO/HRP Checklist

CP AoR presentation from the Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO) webinar: includes key resources and provides an overview of the guidance related to HPC process (June 2021)

Needs Identification and Analysis Framework (NIAF): a conceptual framework that creates a common approach across Child Protection coordination and response actors on the continuous needs identification and data interpretation exercises

The JIAF training package is available on UNOCHA knowledge management platform with a collection of resources and examples for HPC 2022.

Advocacy Checklist on Targeting and Costing for CP in the HPC helps ensure targeting and costing within needs overviews and response planning is based on needs and in line with the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPMS)

Brief on Setting Humanitarian Target Levels unfolds the process of defining humanitarian response targets to be reached collectively and provides practical guidance for calculating the targets. You can refer as well to the CP AoR Guidance Note on defining "in need" and "targeted" populations for Child Protection

CP - Education in Emergencies (EiE) Tipsheet for HNO & HRP provides a non-exhaustive list of minimum suggested actions and tips for collaboration between CP and Education sectors during HNO and HRP processes.

Tip sheet to integrate Localisation in the HNO and HRP lists critical actions to ensure localization is embedded, explicitly referenced and visible in the HNO and HRP. The Tip sheet for integrating Localisation in the COVID-19 HNO and HRP helps articulating localization in both the HNO and HRP, in order to achieve a well-coordinated and effective response to COVID-19, where national and local actors are at the forefront. 

Integration of MHPSS in the HNO/HRP tipsheet, including tips related to identifying numbers of children and caregivers in need and setting appropriate targets

Strengthening disability inclusion in the HNO/HRP tipsheet

Gender with Age Marker (GAM) Tip sheets for Child Protection 

Do not hesitate to use the CP Coordinators & IM Skype Group in case you have questions and need good examples from your colleagues in other countries. For more individualized support, you can contact the relevant language Help Desks, and they will provide support and link in other relevant CP AoR team members.


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