Proportion of households faced with a disaster and who have managed to use positive coping strategies of disaster risk reduction

Result level: 




Percent of households who faced a disaster in the past 12 months, but were able to recover and now have the same (or better) standard of living as they did before.

This indicator is a measure of household resilience - ability to cope, overcome and strengthen one's livelihoods assets. It is a subjective assessment, based on the parents or caregiver's perception and recall. However, the response here can be compared with other items in the questionnaire to validate the response.

Disaggregated by: 

Geography/Livelihoods zone;
Head of household gender, age, disabilities, chronic diseases, dependency ratio (if households), and any other relevant criteria, such as urban/rural, religious, ethnic or political identities;
Wealth groups; Livelihoods group (e.g. pastoralist, farmers, traders)
Period to achieve the objective;

Direction of change: 


Data source: 

Both secondary and primary data collection can be used according to context.
- Baseline/Endline. (related to availability/coverage) in a geographical area. If multiyear programme consider a mid-term reporting/evaluation
- Secondary data. Reliable/relevant sources from other actors, clusters or government.

Data Collection methods:
Secondary data analysis;
Households Survey, Focus Group Discussions;

Measurement Guidance: 

Think back to how your living situation was before this shock. And think how it is now. Is your living situation now, the same as it was before the shock? Is it better in some ways? Or is it worse?
1 = better than before 2 = same as before 3 = worse than before 8 = don't know