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Information Needs Assessment

Subject/Objective: 

From the 17th October to 17 November 2017 the Internews team with The Emergency Telecommunications Sector team
in Bangladesh, composed of the Asia Humanitarian Advisor, Bangladesh Country Representative, and ETS’s Services
for Communities Adviser, conducted an Information Needs Assessment in Cox’s Bazar, surveying approximately 570
people in both Rohingya refugee and host communities. ETS additionally looked into various previous and ongoing
assessments to collate data from various sources. The assessment also looked at the telecommunications, local
media and humanitarian organization landscape to identify the strengths and needs on CwC. The INA methodology
used, combined a set of surveys, plus individual interviews and field assessments. The data was collected by a team
of 18 trained enumerators between October 17, 2017 and it was cleaned and analyzed by the Internews Humanitarian
Department in London from October 28th to November 17th. The assessment used a random sampling methodology
to provide a picture of the information habits and gaps in the humanitarian ecosystem in Cox’s Bazar.

Assessment Report: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Questionnaire: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Data: 
Publicly Available
Operations(s)/Webspace(s): 
Assessment Date(s): 
17 Oct 2017 to 17 Nov 2017
Status: 
Report completed
Collection Method(s): 
Structured Interview
Field Interview
Population Type(s): 
Displaced population
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
Emergency Telecommunications Sector - Cox's Bazar/Bangladesh
Internews
Location(s): 
Ukhia
Bangladesh
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
Bangladesh: Rohingya Refugee Crisis 2017-2020