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Table 1 Themes approached with Mentao camp refugee representatives

From: Critical assessment of refugees’ needs in post-emergency context: the case of Malian war refugees settled in Northern Burkina Faso

Intangibles themes Question items Tangibles themes Question items
Occupation - Daily business of residents
- Residents’ former occupation
- Job opportunities
Camp infrastructures (tents, space, common areas…) - Residents’ opinion on:
• Shelter versus family size, intimacy
• Life setting
• Security
Healthcare - Specific program benefitted (eg.: vaccination)
- Benefits of a routine vaccination program
- Other programs:
 • Curative
 • Emergency
 • Reproductive
 • Specific groups (women, children, elderly)
- Physical access (distance, time) and financing mechanism
Water and sanitation - Physical accessibility
- Perceive quality and quantity supplied
Participation in projects developed for the camp - Role of the committee in food items distribution
- Formal existence and regularity of meeting between humanitarian organizations (HOs) & camp representatives committee
Food items and cooking - Supply interval of foods items
- Itemized list of foods items distributed
- Quantity & quality of foods items distributed
- Other services provided
Relationship with neighborhood - Within camp neighbor
- Within camp culture and people
- Camp site neighbor
- Existence of conflict resolution mechanism
Education & Entertainment - Children education program
- Entertainment program
Official (politic, aid agencies) visits -Refugee status proceedings with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
- Domestic, National & international authorities field visit
- HOs field visit