Session 2.3: Assessing local capacities

Key Learning Objectives By the end of this session participants should be able to: 1. describe local capacity 2. explain why local capacity is important 3. list the different tools for assessing local capacity Key Learning Points 1. There are different types of capacity and they evolve over time 2. Local capacity can make a critical difference to humanitarian responses 3. Tools for assessment include the Beneficiary identification assessment (JET) and Vulnerability and Capacity assessment (VCA) Session Agenda: 1. Local capacity assessments 2. Local capacity assessment tools