What is SMART ?SMART (Standardized Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transitions) is an inter-agency initiative launched in 2002 by a network of organizations and humanitarian practitioners.
SMART Methodology is an improved survey method for the assessment of severity of a humanitarian crisis based on the two most vital public health indicators:
- Nutritional status of children under-five.
- Mortality rate of the population.
SMART NewsTAKING APPLICATIONS NOW! : An inter-agency SMART Survey Manager Training in English will take place in Washington, D.C. January 27th-31st, 2014. This training is intended for staff based in HQs in North America involved in nutrition and mortality surveys. If you are interested in applying, please click here and fill out the pre-selection questionnaire as soon as possible and no later than Thursday, January 9th, 2014 at the following link http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SMARTinDC2014
Preparing survey teams in SMART
The SMART standardized survey methodology incorporates elements of nutrition, mortality, and food security for emergencies or surveillance purposes. It was developed to be used with the user-friendly ENA software.
The SMART manual provides agencies & field workers with basic tools to collect data necessary for planning direct interventions in emergency settings, as well as for surveillance.
Standardized Training Package (STP)
The STP harmonizes the procedures and tools used throughout the survey process and is broken down into 9 modules.
ENA Software - Click to Download
ENA software is the user-friendly analytical program recommended by SMART. It saves time and effort by simplifying both survey planning and data collection via integrated calculators.