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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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Cash Transfer and Education: Supporting basic education for Syrian refugees and Egyptian host communities

Report

This report assesses Plan International’s Tawasol: Learning for Coexistence Project in Egypt to understand its strengths and weaknesses, including implementation challenges and successes, risks and benefits for beneficiaries, and any needs for continued capacity building. Plan International – with...

22 December 2020

Establishing a Cash Working Group and GBV Sub-Cluster task force: NW Syria Case Study

Report

The case study was created with the inputs of two Cash Working Group leads and the GBV Turkey cross-border Sub-Cluster leads in the Northwest Syria response. The case study demonstrates an example of meaningful linking of gender-based violence response and cash and voucher assistance. As Cash and Voucher...

16 December 2020

EMMA: Relying on Markets for the Beirut Blast Shelter Response – Emergency Market Mapping and Analysis of Selected Construction Material Markets in Lebanon

Report

The EMMA focused specifically on those markets that are critical for supporting the reconstruction materials needs of Beirut Port Blast-affected people:
• cement and hollow blocks
• flat glass, transparent 6mm
• medium-density fibreboard (MDF) 8mm
• aluminium window frames The report concludes...

9 November 2020

Webinar Series – Organisational Cash Readiness Tool (OCRT)

Webinar

You are invited to a series of webinars on Organisational Cash Readiness Tool (OCRT) on the 22, 26 and 28th of October 2020.

22 October 2020 / Online / English

Desk-based Review on Cash and Voucher Assistance in Education in Emergencies

Report

in 2018, the Global Education Cluster documented practices in CVA for education in emergencies (EiE). Within this framework, this Desk Review is the first part of a larger study finalized with the publication in February 2019 of the CVA for EiE Synthesis and Guidelines. The Desk Review provides the reader...

15 October 2020

Joint Financial Service Providers mapping-Iraq 2020

Report

FSP mapping covering financial infrastructure and the environment in Iraq, FSP`s capacity to current and increased demand, FSPs presence and area coverage, transactions and payment approval process and fees, regulations and required documentations, advantages, disadvantages, challenges, risks and...

29 September 2020

Stepping up CVA with COVID-19: Paving the way we respond to future crisis

Report

COVID-19 has thrown the world into lockdown and taken a tremendous toll on the health, social, and economic status of vulnerable communities, households, and individuals. Limitations on daily activities and an over-arching health crisis, restrictions on movement, closures of schools and businesses have...

15 September 2020

Gaza Multi-Purpose Cash Programme: Endline Evaluation

Report

This report presents the key findings of the pilot Gaza Multi-Purpose Cash Program (GMPC) implemented by Mercy Corps Palestine in the Gaza Strip during 2019-20. The aim of the programme was to allow 1,227 poor and food insecure households to meet their varied basic needs, by delivering three cash...

10 September 2020

Gaza Multi-Purpose Cash Programme – Endline Evaluation [August 2020]

Report

This report presents the key findings of the pilot Gaza Multi-Purpose Cash Program (GMPC) implemented by Mercy Corps Palestine in the Gaza Strip during 2019-20. The aim of the programme was to allow 1,227 poor and food insecure households to meet their varied basic needs, by delivering three cash...

1 September 2020

Use of Foreign Currency for Designing of Assistance Packages in Yemen_Fina

Guidelines and Tools

The Yemeni Rial (YER) during the course of 2020 has shown high levels of volatility in its value against foreign currencies, in particular, the United States Dollar (USD). As program budgets are calculated in USD or EUROs, but cash transfers are made in YER, the reduction in the value of the YER against...

1 September 2020