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CaLP is currently exploring opportunities to re-open an office in the region in the Asia Pacific region. In the meantime, drawing on the skills and experience of team members around the world, CaLP continues to deliver some training and learning events.

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The humanitarian currency enabling children’s future – Inter-agency cash roundtable

Report

This summary report highlights key presentation insights, and recommendations from the CaLP & World Vision co-hosted inter-agency Cash Roundtable, focusing on how CVA can be an enabler to promote child protection and child wellbeing, based on most recent research, case studies from across the globe...

30 September 2019

Webinar: Asia-Pacific Regional CWG & CaLP Webinar on Beneficiary Data Protection in Asia

Event

On March 7, 2019 CaLP and the Asia-Pacific Regional Cash Working Group hosted a webinar on beneficiary data protection in Asia. Panelists from within Asia shared experiences on steps they've taken to practice responsible data management and ways you could get started at your own organization.

7 March 2019 / English

CaLP-Asia Pacific Regional Cash Working Group learning event report

Report

On 20-22 May, 27 cash working group (CWG) coordinators and regional technical focal points convened from Afghanistan, Fiji, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Pacific region, the Philippines and Vietnam to share experiences and strengthen coordination between country, regional and global...

2019

How Cash-Based Approaches affect Nutrition Outcomes: Case Studies from World Vision cash programmes in Bangladesh and South Sudan

Guidelines and Tools

Case studies South Sudan & Bangladesh – analysis of how different modalities meet their basic needs with flexibility and dignity, esp. contributing to improved nutrition outcomes. Factors such as spending patterns, availability of nutritious food in markets, dietary changes & coping strategies, transfer...

2019

Innovative Electronic Cash Transfer Programme for Emergencies. An Oxfam Visa case study in Philippines

Report

On November 8, 2013, super Typhoon Haiyan (local name Yolanda) struck the Philippines, killing more than 6,000 people, and displacing an estimated 4.4 million individuals. Through its cash transfer programme, Oxfam conducted cash for work activities, and provided cash asset recovery to more than...

22 August 2016

Untapped Humanitarian Demand: A Business Case for Expanding Digital Financial Services

Report

The International Rescue Committee, commissioned Strategy Impact Advisors  to build a return on investment (ROI) model to estimate whether or not a business case exists for expanded coverage of digital financial services in crisis-prone areas (Lebanon and the Philippines). This analysis provides...

18 August 2016

Cash Transfers Programming and Persons of Concern

Report

A significant majority of Persons of Concern (POC) in Asia are living in non-camp, urban settings. The longer-term implications of this for assistance programmes have often been overlooked or even dismissed as being too complex or politically sensitive to consider interfering. Nevertheless, the...

28 July 2016

Cash Working Groups: A preliminary mapping

Report

Brief overview of the state of cash working groups in emergency settings.

February 2016

Pintakasi. A review of shelter/Wash delivery methods in post-disaster or recovery interventions

Report

Catholic Relief Services conducted an in-depth study to assess the efficiency, effectiveness and appropriateness of the modalities for delivering shelter and Wash assistance in its Typhoon Haiyan Recovery Program. This study, Pintakasi hopes to contribute valuable lessons learned and share best...

2016

Partnering with FSPs to Deliver Cash in Nepal: Top Considerations

Guidelines and Tools

Cash transfers are a proven way to help disaster-affected communities flexibly meet urgent basic needs. Several humanitarian agencies are planning cash transfers to support tens of thousands of Nepali earthquake survivors. While initial responses will likely rely on direct cash in envelopes, cash...

2016