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CaLP supports coordination and provides training and technical support to members and other organisations implementing or considering cash and voucher assistance in East and Southern Africa. CaLP's regional office is at the Norwegian Refugee Council in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Can E-Transfers Promote Financial Inclusion in Emergencies: A Case Study from Zimbabwe

Report

The Electronic Cash Transfer Learning Action Network (ELAN) launched research to build an evidence base around connecting emergency electronic transfer (e-transfer) recipients with additional financial services. They wanted to learn if, when, and how e-transfers can promote sustained uptake and use...

2016

Using Cash for Shelter: An Overview of CRS Programs

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Cash continues to gain prevalence as a modality for humanitarian agencies to help people meet multiple and diverse needs in the wake of a crisis. It provides people with the dignity of choice, and is often significantly more cost-efficient than the delivery of in-kind aid. In programs with a shelter...

2016

Why not cash? The case for cash transfers for refugees in Mozambique

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There are two areas where cash transfers could play a role in humanitarian assistance in Mozambique: in response to natural disasters and in support of the long-term refugee population. This working paper focuses on refugees. Why not cash? The case for cash transfers for refugees in Mozambique is one of a...

2016

Using Cash for Shelter: Malawi Floods and Rains Recovery Program

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In January 2015, heavy rainstorms and floods affected 630,000 people in Malawi. Protracted immersion or flow of water damaged or destroyed dwellings and displaced over 170,000 people, with timber and roofing material also lost to the floods. Catholic Relief Services conducted a physical survey of...

2016

Karamoja, Uganda: Enhanced Market Analysis

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The Market Fundamentals reports serves as starting points for providing efficient and effective market-based response decision support for both emergency and development programs in Karamoja Region of Uganda. It examines the appropriateness and feasibility of modality response options for the region.

2016

The Impact of Social Cash Transfer Programmes on Community Dynamics in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Social cash transfer programmes are on the rise in sub-Saharan Africa, building on the momentum generated by the African Union’s 2008 Social Policy Framework Plan of Action. This plan motivated member countries to develop their own social policy frameworks and to give greater priority to social...

23 February 2015

Mozambique, Country Programme 200286: An evaluation of WFP’s operation (2012-2015) – Management Response

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The final evaluation covers WFP’s country programme (CP) 200286 (2012-2015). It was intended for both accountability and learning purposes and focuses on assessing: the appropriateness and coherence of the operation its results  the factors explaining the results. The evaluation assessed the...

2015

Value for Money of Cash Transfers in Emergencies

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The objective of this study is to analyse evidence on the Value for Money (VfM) of cash transfers. The study reviews evidence on the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of cash, vouchers and in-kind transfers, in order to support a more structured analysis of the VfM of different transfers. It is based...

2015

Kenya Drought Response Evaluation Report – Focus on Marsabit and Baringo Counties

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An evaluation of a drought response which involved school feeding, cash transfers and nutrition outreach activities.

2015

Final Report for Assessment of the Impact of Cash For Work Beneficiaries training for Phases IIB and IV

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Phases IIB and IV of the Cash For Work (CFW) project were implemented by FAO Somalia over the period 2013-2015 and aimed at enhancing access to food by the food insecure households in the short-term, while supporting restoration of food production through the rehabilitation/construction of productive...

2015