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Data Responsibility: Let’s not wait for another wake up call

Blog Post

This blog is the second in a series on cash and voucher assistance (CVA) and risk. While the first blog busted some myths around misappropriation and fraud in CVA, this second blog looks into a specific risk for recipients of CVA: the risk of misuse of personal data.

8 May 2019

We Need your Help to Prepare for the Future of Financial Assistance

Blog Post

What role will financial assistance play in meeting the needs of people affected by the crises of tomorrow? Read more about why CaLP is launching a collaborative process to try to understand what financial assistance might look like by 2030, and to help actors adapt and prepare for the future.

27 March 2019

Cash is no Riskier than Other Forms of Aid. So Why Do We Still Treat In-kind like the Safer Option?

Blog Post

The first in a new series of blogs on cash and voucher assistance and risk, this article from CaLP’s Stefan Bumbacher debunks some common myths around the risk of misappropriation and fraud in CVA.

13 March 2019

#GenderCash: One year on from the Nairobi Gender Symposium

Blog Post

Together our members and partners have strengthened the evidence base and advanced the debate around gender and cash and voucher assistance. Looking ahead, how can we ensure we turn talk into action to deliver quality CVA for everyone?

8 March 2019

Key Donors Publish ‘Common Donor Approach to Humanitarian Cash Programming’ – Read the statement in full here

News

Donors from Australia, Canada, Denmark, EU/DG ECHO, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and USA set out a shared vision and principles which will guide their support for cash programming, a significant step towards stronger donor coordination.

The UN Common Cash Platform: What does it mean and how is the IRC responding?

Blog Post

Together our members and partners have strengthened the evidence base and advanced the debate around gender and cash and voucher assistance. Looking ahead, how can we ensure we turn talk into action to deliver quality CVA for everyone?

5 March 2019

Cash Enthusiast’s Guide to Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week

Blog Post

The fifth Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week (HNPW) will be held at the International Conference Centre (CICG) in Geneva, Switzerland from 4-8 February 2019.

1 February 2019

Networks and Collective Action : Hard-truths and top tips

Blog Post

In this guest blog, independent humanitarian consultant and former programme coordinator for CaLP, Isabelle Pelly, shares her advice for leveraging the power of networks for collective action.

29 January 2019

Celebrating Three Years of Membership and 10 New Members

Blog Post

It has been three years since CaLP first expanded its membership beyond its 'founding five' members. We welcome in the new year with the addition of 10 new members, bringing our total number to more than 80. 

1 January 2019

Words Matter: A brief overview of the cash terminology debate

Blog Post

In this guest blog, Oxfam GB's cash adviser Steph Roberson looks back on #CashWeek2018 and how the key debates over terminology have fed into the revision of the CaLP Glossary.

18 December 2018