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HEAT assessment for conflict IDPs in Mehterlam and Qarghayi districts of Laghman province (17 May 2017)

Subject/Objective: 

On May 08, 2017, OCHA shared IDP’s petition with DRC requesting for joint need assessment of IDPs in Laghman
province. Reported IDPs have displaced due to ongoing life threatening clashes in their places of origin and
ongoing military operations. Following the OCHA alert/request 02 assessment teams composed by DRC, APA and
DoRR jointly conducted needs assessment in Mihtarlam and Qarghaee district of Laghman province

Methodology: 

Direct Observation

Key findings: 

Key findings of needs assessment:
Overall, 152 families were assessed and visited by 02 assessment teams in Mihtarlam, out of 152 families, only 13
families were found genuine eligible IPDs and in need of humanitarian. The rest (139 families) were found not
eligible for ERM support, because they were from host community, returnees, or protracted IDPs who have
already received humanitarian assistance.
Priority needs of selected IDPs are Food, NFIs, and WASH (Sanitation), illustrated in the following graph.

Assessment Report: 
Assessment Questionnaire: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Data: 
Publicly Available
Operations(s)/Webspace(s): 
Assessment Date(s): 
10 May 2017 to 17 May 2017
Status: 
Report completed
Unit(s) of Measurement: 
Households
Collection Method(s): 
Observation
Population Type(s): 
IDPs
Cluster(s)/Sector(s): 
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
Danish Refugee Council
Location(s): 
Mehtarlam
Qarghayi
Theme(s): 
Needs Assessment