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About the course

This course explains the processes and standards related to situation analyses in emergency preparedness and response.

Learning objectives

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Explain the role of situation analysis in emergency preparedness and response
  • Describe international standards related to situation analysis in humanitarian contexts
  • Discuss the concepts and goals of a situation analysis
  • Discuss relevant situation analysis frameworks and data collection tools
  • Explain how to communicate situation analysis findings


  • UNICEF staff (country offices, regional offices, and HQ)
  • UNICEF partners, including government, civil society, and the private sector


It takes about 35 minutes to complete the course.


The course is a tutorial with interactive content and a quiz.


Chapters in the course:

  • The role of a situation analysis
  • Relevant standards
  • Preparedness for situation analysis
  • Situation analysis frameworks
  • Common nutrition data methodologies
  • Quiz

Contact details

For content-related questions, contact nutrition@unicef.org

For questions about technical issues, use this support request form.