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Inter-agency Rapid Needs Assessment (IRNA) Report: Lafon (1-3 December 2016)


In light of reports of continued displacement, an Inter-Agency Rapid Needs Assessment (IRNA) and response team travelled to Lafon from 1 to 3 December to assess the humanitarian needs and provide emergency medical supplies. The team visited both Lafon town, as well as Taar boma in Burgilo payam.

Key findings: 

In Lafon town, the population reported their main needs to be food and non-food items (NFIs), specifically household items. In Taar boma, access to safe water was also cited as a main need by the population.

Assessment Report: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Questionnaire: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Data: 
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Assessment Date(s): 
01 Dec 2016 to 03 Dec 2016
Report completed
Collection Method(s): 
Key Informant Interview
Focus group discussion
Population Type(s): 
Conflict affected population
Displaced population
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Participating Organization(s): 
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
International Medical Corps
Save The Children