This document provides guidelines for training participants to apply sex- and age-disaggregated data (SADD) concepts to PMER activities. It provides training that enables participants to: define SADD; explain why SADD is important; and identify ways of applying SADD to PMER tools such as assessments and reports.


  • Different groups of people experience crises in different ways. Gender and age are major factors that determine how people are affected during or after a disaster, and to what extent they are able to access resources that could help them prepare and cope.
  • Programmes and interventions can be improved by having a better understanding of the relationship between men and women, girls and boys. SADD can help us to understand these relationships and therefore help us to best respond before, during and after emergencies.

Usage: Guidance for project implementation; Training

Audiences: Gender and diversity practitioners; Technical staff


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