The RIMS Team produces RIMS Snapshots every four months, which provide dashboards on key trends in referrals and a thematic analysis of referrals during that time period, and RIMS Analytical Reports every four months, which are an in-depth analysis of RIMS referral data triangulated by Focus Group Discussions with service providers on the ground, to identify key gaps in the effectiveness and accountability of referrals. These reports provide tangible recommendations which form the basis of advocacy to key stakeholders on improved coordination and referrals.
This report explores the barriers women and girls in Lebanon face to access humanitarian services linked to their gender, from the perspective of both humanitarian service providers and communities in need of services. The report provides evidence-based recommendations to adapt and strengthen the engagement of humanitarian service providers with women and girls with the ultimate aim of ensuring that programs are gender-sensitive, and find innovative ways to reach women and girls and, when possible, circumvent the gendered barriers so that women and girls can benefit from humanitarian assistance.
The RIMS report explores barriers to access humanitarian services during the Fuel Crisis, that started the last May 2021, from the perspective of both humanitarian service providers and communities in need of services. The report provides recommendations to improve and maintain access to multi-sector services by strengthening efficient and accountable referral pathways, and community engagement.
The report explores barriers to access humanitarian services during the successive COVID-19 lockdowns, notably the last January-February 2021 lockdown, from the perspective of both humanitarian service providers and communities in need of services.
The RIMS analytical report for the period of July-October 2020 focuses on referral pathways in Beirut after the August 2020 Blast, as well as the upcoming annual winter storms and the likely impact on needs, referral pathways and cross-sector coordination.
The RIMS September Snapshot provides key referral dashboards for May-August 2020, followed by a thematic focus on referral trends and effectiveness pre- and post-Beirut Blast in Beirut until mid-September 2020.
This report aims to anticipate gaps in referral pathways for the Beirut Blast, and provides key recommendations to mitigate them, in order for all actors working on the Beirut Blast to work towards improving the effectiveness of referrals, and with the ultimately objective of ensuring better access to services for those affected by the blast.
The RIMS analytical report for the period of March-June 2020 includes a brief presentation of preliminary findings of referrals linked to the Beirut Blast, which will be investigated in depth in the upcoming RIMS reports. The report explores key trends and themes in referral management and effectiveness for this specific time period, based on an analysis of data from the Referral Information Management System, RIMS, and provides recommendations to leverage referrals as an analytical tool to improve humanitarian programming, effectiveness and accountability.
The RIMS May 2020 Snapshot for the period of January-April 2020 focuses on access to services, coordination and referrals during COVID-19.
The RIMS analytical report for the period of November 2019-February 2020 includes a brief focus on the estimated impact of COVID-19 on referrals, coordination and access to services as of early March 2020.
The RIMS Snapshot for September-December 2019 highlights key trends in referral management and effectiveness for this specific time period, based on an analysis of data from the Referral Information Management System, RIMS, and provides a brief thematic analysis of referrals.