1. What are 'IDP Profiling' and 'Joint Assessment'?
Profiling IDP situations and joint assessment processes are not new. They have been used by governments and organizations to inform humanitarian and development operations for many years. However, since the implementation of the cluster approach in 2006, there has been an increased effort to improve the way operations collect and share information, including through the process of profiling IDP situations and conducting joint assessments. By way of introduction, this chapter will look separately at the definitions of each process, whilst the...[Read full chapter]