Independent Evaluation of CARE-B´s Cyclone Sidr Response Programme

To assess the quality and accountability of CARE Bangladesh's response to the cyclone, using relevant OECD-DAC evaluation criteria, CARE/B's Emergency Strategies and CARE/B's draft Humanitarian Accountability Framework (HAF) as primary points of reference; to assess the extent to which the objectives of individual donor-funded projects and programs were met; to develop lessons learned and recommendations that will assist CARE Bangladesh and their local partners to build disaster risk management and strengthen their emergency preparedness capacities into future programming in order to help communities better cope with risk, and to enable a more timely and appropriate response to disasters and crises in the future.