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CaLP provides coordination, technical and policy support for organizations implementing or considering cash and voucher assistance region. CaLP’s regional office is at Oxfam International, Amman, Jordan.

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Multi-purpose Cash Assistance in Lebanon – Impact evaluation on the well-being of Syrian refugees

Report

The two year study assessed the impact of MPC on the well-being of over 11,000 Syrian refugee households living in the Bekaa, North and Mount Lebanon. The study finds that most of the impact of MPC materializes in the long term (over 12 months), while limited impact materializes in the short term. The...

7 May 2020

Sectoral Analysis Activities and Risk Mapping

Guidelines and Tools

This resource maps the risks, activities and impact of delivering Multi-Purpose Cash (MPC) assistance in the current COVID-19 response.

3 May 2020

Position Paper: Humanitarian Access for CVA Delivery

Guidelines and Tools

This position paper is intended to advocate for exemptions to movement restrictions for stakeholders involved in the delivery of humanitarian cash assistance in response to COVID-19 crisis. It includes advocacy messages from cash working groups (CWG), inter-cluster coordination groups (ICCG) and the...

3 May 2020

Public health and social measures for Covid19 prepardness and response in low capcity and humanitarian context

Guidelines and Tools

May 2020

CVA and COVID19 TipSheet

Guidelines and Tools

While the Gaza Strip has not experienced a violent outbreak of COVID19 cases, secondary and indirect effects of the measures necessary to prevent the spread of the virus have impacted the regular humanitarian work implemented in the area.
This note aims at collecting learning, practices and initiatives...

30 April 2020

Guidance for CVA Response Plan for The COVID-19 Pandemic

Guidelines and Tools

This document from the Damascus CWG provides guidance intended for CVA practitioners preparing a response plan for COVID-19. It includes a sections on humanitarian needs analysis, response approach, coordination mechanisms.

28 April 2020

Cash Transfers and Cash Plus Interventions in Yemen since 2015: An Annotated Bibliography

Report

This report presents an annotated bibliography of cash transfers and cash plus interventions that have been instituted in Yemen’s humanitarian and development sectors since 2015. Before the outbreak of conflict in Yemen in 2015, the Social Welfare Fund (SWF) was the country’s flagship social...

24 April 2020

Applying Behavioral Science to Humanitarian Cash camp; Voucher Assistance for Better Outcomes for Women

Report

Cash and voucher assistance (CVA) is widely recognized as an effective and powerful tool in humanitarian settings. Recent innovation in humanitarian CVA has sought to increase efficiency by harmonizing procedures and improving delivery through new technology; these
innovations have cut costs while...

23 April 2020

Behavioral Design Checklist for Humanitarian Cash and Voucher Assistance Improving Outcomes for Women

Guidelines and Tools

This checklist highlights designs for humanitarian cash and voucher assistance (CVA) that can increase the impact
of CVA for women recipients in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The goal of the design principles presented is to optimize CVA to help recipients effectively spend the transfer...

23 April 2020

Cash as a Core Component of the COVID-19 Response in Iraq

Policy paper

The COVID-19 pandemic and the containment measures imposed to limit transmission have both severe immediate and long-term economic consequences. The globe is experiencing ‘one of the sharpest economic contractions in modern times.’ As always in a time of crisis, it is the
most vulnerable that will...

16 April 2020