Humanitarian Assistance and Migration

UDA Training for Enumerators

Monitoring of GIZ Cash-for-Work Projects

The objective of the post-monitoring is twofold: To obtain detailed, specific and representative information regarding the project implementation allowing a possible re-orientation of the project’s approach and to provide more specific data to enrich the actual M&E-system.

Training

Strengthening Social Cohesion

The MSC Project supports ten Multi-Service Centres (MSCs) in Istanbul, Ankara, Mersin, Hatay, Kilis, Gaziantep and Mardin, on behalf of the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Once a year, GIZ conducts a round of intensive monitoring to evaluate progress and provide data for reporting. To support this process, GIZ contracted UDA Consulting to support data collection and recording, analysis of qualitative data, improving feedback to NGO partners, and support knowledge management. 

Sample Selection

Data Collection for Refugee and Migrant

The purpose of this assignment is to conduct data collection in the Turkish cities of Istanbul, Gaziantep, and Izmir using feedback surveys designed by Ground Truth that are focused on collecting perceptual data on cash-based assistance programs

Survey in Mersin

Evaluation of the Project on Protection of Refugees

This is a summative end-of-project evaluation aimed at ensuring accountability between IMPR, World Vision and ECHO on the use and outcomes of the funds provided for the specific objective and results agreed upon in the Action design. Emerging lessons shall be identified by the evaluator and discussed between the implementing partners as part of the validation of the evaluation results and follow-up to inform future programming and cooperation.

Survey by UDA in Mersin

Labour Market Assessment in Mersin

This project helps in increasing refugees’ ability to enjoy the right to work and enhance access to training opportunities and micro-enterprise support in Mersin, Turkey. 

As specified in the Terms of Reference, the main goals for the evaluation of the project are as follows:

GOAL

Evaluation of GOAL multi-sector programme

This project covers evaluation of the implementations between the years 2016‐2017 for “Improving the Health and Protection of Vulnerable Syrian and Marginalized Migrants in Southern Turkey” implemented by GOAL and funded by ECHO. Main goals for the evaluation of the programme are as follows:

  1. To assess GOAL’s performance and delivery of the ECHO‐funded project according to OECD evaluation criteria
  2. To help GOAL to improve its future programming through lessons learned and best practices generated through this project.
Rapid Assessment of Irregular Migration

Rapid Assessment of Irregular Migration

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service commissioned UDA Consulting to conduct a rapid assessment of the impact of the Australian Government’s announcement of a suspension of processing of new asylum claims from Afghans. UDA Consulting conducted a survey in Afghanistan and Pakistan with a total 250 people, focused on members of the Hazara community to analyse the reasons of irregular immigration. The majority of interviews were in Quetta, Pakistan and Kabul, Afghanistan. The output of this rapid assessment constructed a baseline for the next larger project.

Monitoring and Evaluation of Irregular Migration

Monitoring and Evaluation of Irregular Migration

Australian Government commissioned UDA Consulting in order to develop mechanisms for ongoing monitoring of source communities and their emigration pressures in Afghanistan and Pakistan for Australian Government Customs and Border Protection Service. The purpose of the mechanisms was to generate streams of information from immigrants that would be used as input for Australian policy-making processes and contribute to migration statistics database of the Australian government. The objectives are:

Generate a large volume of primary reporting

Development of baseline Survey data Collection for Building Resilience and Coping Capacity Amongst conflict affected populations in Iraq

Development of baseline Survey data Collection

UDA Consulting, provided expertise to Save The Children Iraq office to develop a baseline study about the humanitarian assistance project being implemented in camps and hosting communities in Duhok city in Northern Iraq in June 2015. For that purpose, total of over 300 households were interviewed and around 12 FGDs were organized.