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Dawahon, Bato, Leyte: Assessment of Disaster-Affected Communities


An inter-agency assessment mission was conducted on 20 May 2014 to evaluate the situation of affected families
living on Dawahon in Bato following the combined affects of two typhoons and a recent fire. The following report is
a summary of key findings.


Participating in the inter-agency assessment were UNHCR (2), IOM (1), WHO (1), and OCHA (3). The assessing
group was divided into two teams using the draft Rapid Needs Assessment (RNA) tool which is being considered
for standardisation under Region VIII. Both teams carried out the full assessment, and combined findings following
the mission.
Three international staff and 4 national staff constituted the assessment team. The two teams consisted of a mix of
agencies and gender, and a protection actor was placed in each team. Upon completion of the assessment, the
teams returned to Ormoc to consolidate the findings and discuss the way forward. The following report is based on
these discussions.

Key findings: 


Sample size: 
Assessment Report: 
Assessment Questionnaire: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Data: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Date(s): 
20 May 2014
Report completed
Unit(s) of Measurement: 
Collection Method(s): 
Population Type(s): 
All affected population
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Southern Leyte
Other location: 
Dawahon Island, Bato, Leyte
Typhoon Haiyan - Nov 2013