Monitoring and Evaluation of Department of Defense Humanitarian Assistance Programs

Bonventre, Eugene V.
June 2008
Military Review;Jun2008 Special Edition, p123
The article examines the approaches and ways for the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to institute monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of its humanitarian assistance (HA) activities. The author believes that DOD needs to measure the impact of HA programs by creating performance and outcome indicators to enable planners to make corrections on current projects. It advises that DOD should develop partnerships with other agencies to improve data collection and ensure the effectiveness of HA programs.


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