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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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Social Security/Social Protection In Nepal: Situation analysis

Report

The International Labour Conference has outlined several strategies to extend social security by closing coverage gaps and pointed out that effective national strategies should be formed in line with national priorities, administrative feasibility and affordability. The primary goal is to ensure that no...

2012

What Cash Transfer Programming can do to Protect Children from Violence, Abuse and Exploitation – Review and recommendations

Report

This discussion paper examines the links between cash transfers and the positive and negative outcomes for children, in particular the role cash transfers have played in protecting children from harm, exploitation, abuse and violence. The objective of this paper is to identify ways in which cash transfer...

2012

Natural Disasters: What is the role for social safety nets?

Policy paper

This paper makes the case for why safety nets are an important tool for managing the risk of natural hazards. The use of safety nets is advocated both ex ante, to prevent and mitigate the impact of natural disaster and ex post, to cope with the impacts of natural shocks. Firstly, the paper explores the...

February 2011

Enterprise Recovery Following Natural Disasters

Report

Using data from surveys of enterprises in Sri Lanka after the December 2004  tsunami, the authors undertake a microeconomic study of the recovery of the private firms in a developing country following a major natural disaster. Disaster recovery in low-income countries is characterized by the...

2010

Case Study: Indonesia – Sumatra 2009

Report

On 30th September 2009 a series of earthquakes struck West Sumatra, not far from the provincial capital of Padang. 13 out of the 19 districts in West Sumatra province were affected. Between earthquakes and landslides nearly 250,000 houses were destroyed or heavily damaged. This case study examines the...

2009

Cash-Based Solutions in Shelter and Settlements : Humanitarian Response Case Study, West Sumatra, Indonesia

Report

In many emergencies, shelter programs are implemented by the distribution of shelter or construction materials, so that CRS’ (Catholic Relief Service) program participants does not have to deal with procurement or the open market. Under certain circumstances (availability of local market, cultural...

2009

From Food Crisis to Fair Trade: Livelihoods analysis, protection and support in emergencies

Report

This document aims to collate and analyse experiences of livelihoods programming in emergencies. It provides an overview of what livelihoods programming is and gives examples of the range of interventions that are possible in emergencies. Different types of livelihoods programmes are then described...

2009

Real-Time Evaluation Report for the CRS Pakistan Response in the Swat Valley

Report

CRS launched a response in September 2009 to support the return of at least 3,000 persons1 displaced from Swat Valley. CRS partnered with local organizations LASOONA and EPS to provide cash grants, vouchers for livelihood assets, and cash for work activities to restart livelihood activities for returnees...

2009

Case Study of the Poultry and Grape/Raisin subsectors in Afghanistan: Guided case study in value chain development for conflict-affected environments

Report

Is the value chain approach effective for restoring market-based economic activity in a severely affected post-conflict environment?. The goal of this study is to gather empirical evidence to  answer this question, looking at the role of the value chain approach in the work of USAID’s Rebuilding...

2008

External evaluation report on the Cash for Repair and Reconstruction Project Sri Lanka

Report

The Indian Ocean tsunami caused huge loss of life, displacement and destruction in Sri Lanka. People’s immediate priorities were to find shelter, safety, meet basic needs and trace and mourn loved ones. The population affected took shelter with relatives and friends, in temples, mosques and public...

2007