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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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E-Transfers: One Year Later Workshop Learning Document

Report

In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Typhoon Yolanda), an estimated half million storm-affected Filipinos received an electronic cash transfer (e-transfer) to help them rebuild and recover from the storm’s devastation. The presence of a large number of Financial Service Providers...

2014

Cash Transfer Preparedness Pilot – A Cash Transfer Programme Fact Sheet

Policy paper

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), started a project to pilot an intensive capacity building approach for cash transfer programming in four National Societies through a preparedness lens. The IFRC worked with the four pilot countries between May 2012 and...

2014

Case Study: Unconditional cash transfers response to Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda)

Report

Typhoon Haiyan, the most powerful storm ever recorded, first made landfall in the morning of 8 November 2013 in Guiuan, Eastern Samar province, causing extensive damage to life, housing, livelihoods and infrastructure across nine of the Philippines’ provinces. The islands of Leyte and Samar were among...

2014

Leveling the Playing Field: How do we make social protection more transformative?

Policy paper

Today social protection has a central place in development agenda. It is no longer seen just as protection for the poor but also as a way to promote growth by transforming the poor into a productive force to boost national economies. Nepal adopted this idea earlier than many other countries in the region....

2014

Surveying Livelihoods Service Delivery and Governance: Baseline evidence from Nepal

Report

In 2012/13, SLRC implemented the first round of an original cross-country panel survey in Nepal designed to produce information on: people’s livelihoods (income-generating activities, asset portfolios, food security, constraining and enabling factors within the broader institutional and geographical...

2014

Philippines Typhoon Appeal: Contribution to Change Evaluation

Report

Typhoon Yolanda (known internationally as Haiyan), hit Eastern Samar, Leyte and Central Visayas in the Philippines on November 8, 2013, and is one of the strongest typhoons ever recorded. A total of 16 million people were affected; 6,300 died, 4.1 million were displaced, and 1.1 million houses were...

2014

Logistics and Administration Guideline for Cash Based Interventions – Annexes

Guidelines and Tools

These annexes are designed to be used alongside the Logistics and Administration Guideline for Cash Based Interventions, which aims to support logisticians and administrators to successfully support cash based interventions (CBIs) and to help technical departments too. The annexes include: a CaLP case...

2013

Examining Protection and Gender in Cash and Voucher Transfers – Report

Report

With cash and voucher transfers increasing as a form of humanitarian assistance, the World Food Programme (WFP) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) teamed up to study the potential protection and gender impact of such transfers. While much research had been done about economic and market impacts of cash and...

2013

MasterCard Worldwide and Mercy Corps: ELEVATE phase I report

Report

The Nepal pilot focused on testing several key stages in the deployment of mobile vouchers, including the following: Identify a technology partner, Customize a mobile voucher platform, and Use the platform to distribute goods to people in need. Two different types of mobile vouchers (SMS and smartphone...

2013

Cash Transfer Programme Participatory Consultation, Feasibility and Market Readiness Study: Burmese refugee camps, Thailand border

Report

This report is a participatory consultation, cash feasibility and market readiness study of the Burmese refugee camps on the Thailand border. It is a rapid, snap shot guide as to whether the conditions in two contrasting camps out of the full nine camps are conducive to a switch from the current ration...

2013