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Surveys - Resources required for surveys

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This section summarizes the resources needed for survey, including:

Surveys require resources. These include:

  • Skilled manpower
  • Transportation
  • Office supplies
  • Computers, measurement instruments, and other pieces of equipment

Putting all this together takes time, so large assessment surveys will probably not be appropriate at the start of an acute humanitarian emergency. This, however, does not preclude the use of rapid surveys which use fewer resources but still maintain appropriate methodology.