PIM Matrix

A Syrian refugee family. The father, Abdul Minam. 52, was the manager of a painting factor back home. They fled violence and tried to make a life closer to border, where he opened a mobile phone business. Then the barrel bombs came…they fled to desert for nine hours, before arriving safely in Jordan.

What can the PIM Matrix can do for you?

The PIM Matrix and the terminology it includes provide a framework for a standardized understanding of PIM Categories and illustrate the full spectrum of humanitarian response to the situation of displaced persons.

Click here to download the PIM Matrix in excel, click here for a printable A3 version in Word.

Tip: First read the PIM Matrix cover page before working with or reviewing the Matrix.

WHY PIM CATEGORIES?

  • Organize thinking,
  • Understand basic rules,
  • Speak clearly within our community and teams,
  • Communicates important ideas beyond an insider group,
  • Allow for improvements and effective responses,
  • Create common understanding,

WHAT ARE THE PIM CATEGORIES?

  • Protection Monitoring,
  • Protection Needs Assessment,
  • Case Management,
  • Population Data,
  • Protection Response Monitoring and Evaluation,
  • Communicating with(in) Affected Communities,
  • Security & Situational Awareness,
  • Sectoral Systems/Other,

WHAT CRITERIA ARE REFLECTED UNDER EACH OF THE PIM CATEGORIES IN THE MATRIX?

  • Definition
  • Sub-category examples
  • Methods
  • Specific examples (tools)
  • Output (data and information)
  • Shared Data (with protection actors only)
  • Sources