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Overview of NAWG

As consensus with of Bangladesh and agreed by Humanitarian Coordination Task Team (HCTT) of Bangladesh, all assessments in the initial days and weeks of a disaster should be joint assessments to make sure participation of all stakeholders and ownership of the results. Humanitarian stakeholders in the country developed the Joint Needs Assessment (JNA) tools, methodologies, processes following and the MIRA best practices.

The overall objective of the NAWG is to harmonize and promote cross-sector needs assessment initiatives for consistent, reliable and timely sex, age diversity analysis humanitarian needs in complex emergencies and natural disasters to strengthen informed decision making and improve humanitarian response that complement GoB response.