2.1.1 First Phase: Do No Harm basic
|Recommended Actions||Minimum Questions|
|Rapidly assess conflict in operating area||• What are the tensions and who are they between?
• Why are there tensions?
• Where precisely in relation to CARE’s work, and
• What triggers the violence?
|Check partner for conflict risk||• Have we assessed our partners as being neutral or aligned in the conflict?|
|Ensure partner has signed and understands code of conduct?||• Are they aware of its content and meaning, and how NGO behaviour can fuel conflict?
• Are all staff and partners aware of how to safely and confidentially raise concerns about CARE’s programming internally?
|Check preliminary beneficiary criteria for conflict risk||• Will helping our beneficiaries fuel the tensions identified?
• Will it expose women/girls to additional risk?
|Brainstorm how CARE’s programme can contribute to cohesion in operating area||• Can we achieve our goal and also strengthen links between the people that the crisis is dividing right now?|