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Rapid Information, Communications and Accountability Assessment (RICAA)_Region 1_Balungao

Subject/Objective: 

This assessment was integrated during the child monitors meeting and updating of child headcount activity by
World Vision staff three days after the landfall of Typhoon Koppu. The Municipality of Bugallon is an Area
Program of World Vision which has a current technical program on Economic Development and Health and
Nutrition.

Methodology: 

Meeting with Community leaders and Child Monitors of World Vision Area Programme
Number of participants: 31 (30 female, 1 male)
Covered areas: Bugallon, Barangays Cabayawasan, Pantal, Magtaking, Laguit Padilla, Poblacion, Hacienda

Key findings: 

Significant Findings on communication, information
and accountability
- Communities have received information but did not heed the warnings as early
- Communication tools preferred failed after the Typhoon due to lack of electricity
- Preference of communities to provide feedback is face to face and mobile
- Information needs of communities include information on Shelter, WASH, livelihood and plan of the local government

Sample size: 
30
Assessment Report: 
Assessment Questionnaire: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Data: 
Publicly Available
Operations(s)/Webspace(s): 
Assessment Date(s): 
22 Oct 2015
Status: 
Report completed
Unit(s) of Measurement: 
Community
Collection Method(s): 
Focus group discussion
Population Type(s): 
Other
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
World Vision International
Location(s): 
Balungao
Theme(s): 
Accountability to Affected Populations
Communicating with Communities
Communication with affected populations
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
Typhoon Koppu - Oct 2015