Guidance and Resources

Country Cluster Performance Monitoring

Monitoring coordination performance at the national and sub-national level in both sudden onset and protracted crises is necessary to ensure that clusters are efficient and effective coordination mechanisms, fulfilling the core cluster functions, meeting the needs of constituent members, and supporting delivery to affected people. It is also necessary for accountability purposes to demonstrate the added value and justify the cost of coordination.

Cluster Coordination Performance Monitoring (CCPM) takes place when a cluster assesses its coordination performance against

  1. The six core cluster functions set out on the ‘Reference Module for Cluster Coordination at Country Level, and
  2. Accountability to affected populations.

The CCPM is a country led process, which is supported by global clusters and OCHA.