Middle East and North Africa
Ep. 4. How to link social protection and humanitarian CVA: What do we really know and where to start?
In this episode of the CashCast, we explore how to Link Social Protection and Humanitarian Cash and Voucher Assistance.
MENA Regional Event: Linking Social Protection & Humanitarian Cash Assistance
For inquiries, please feel free to get in touch with Diksha Rana, MENA Regional Policy Analyst at email@example.com
CVA in COVID-19 Contexts: Guidance from the CaLP network
Guidelines and Tools
This is a summary of the key points from the many resources you shared on CVA and COVID through this document. This is a living document and we will continue to update this summary as new...
All news and events
41 – 50 of 112 results
UNHCR Cash Assistance and Covid 19: Emerging field practices
Guidelines and Tools
This document is a snapshot of the many innovative field practices emerging in light of COVID-19.
UNHCR preparedness and response to COVID-19 is comprehensive including cash assistance as quick and efficient means of getting assistance to people fast, empowering families to deal with the crisis and meet...
Statement on Likely Impacts of COVID-19 on Humanitarian Cash Transfers in Yemen
The COVID-19 pandemic has now spread to the Middle East. Countries across the region are imposing measures to prevent further spread of the virus. Currently there are no confirmed cases in Yemen, but it is highly likely that COVID-19 will eventually reach the country. Organizations are shifting funding...
Cash and Voucher Assistance and the Covid-19 Outbreak, Syria
Guidelines and Tools
This documents intents to provide guidance and advice on how to best adapt Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) programming during the current Covid-19 outbreak and specifically how to manage CVA during the outbreak and how to operate while reducing the risk of contamination
This document is a compilation of...
Recommendations on Leveraging Existing Protection Programming to Facilitate Access to ESSN
At the request of the Inter Sector Working Group in Gaziantep and the Protection Working Group, the Cash-Based Interventions Technical Working Group (CBI TWG) produced an analysis of the need for cash-based interventions for people living under temporary protection (TP) or international protection (IP) in...
Multi-purpose cash assistance and health: Evaluating the effect of the Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) programme on access to health care for refugees in Turkey
This policy brief provides a summarizations of a 2019 analysis of data collected by WFP between 2017 and 2019 on refugees in Turkey including the Comprehensive Vulnerability Monitoring Exercise (CVME) in addition to longitudinal data from Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) programme applicant households...
Biometric Data Collection in Humanitarian Action: Through the lens of responsible data management
Assistência em Dinheiro e Cupões que Funciona para as Mulheres: 6 lições do terreno
A Assistência em Dinheiro e Cupões (CVA) é actualmente uma ferramenta comum na acção humanitária que é utilizada para fazer face, com maior dignidade, às diversas necessidades de pessoas refugiadas por motivo de crises e conflitos. Embora existam cada vez mais evidências do efeito da CVA no...
Mitigating Risks of Abuse of Power in Cash Assistance – 4 pages
UNHCR and WFP are implementing a joint project to identify and mitigate risks of abuse by private sector service providers in their delivery of cash assistance to vulnerable populations. The project involves work with financial service providers, traders and other private sector stakeholders, as well as...
Cash Assistance in Lebanon: Accountability to Affected Populations
The international humanitarian response to the devastating Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon has grown steadily since 2011 and, today, cash and voucher assistance (CVA) comprises over a third of this assistance. The World Food Programme (WFP) started implementation of its multi-purpose cash (MPC) programme...
Mitigating Risks of Abuse of Power in Cash Assistance in Afghanistan
This document outlines lessons learned from a joint UNHCR-WFP project in Afghanistan aimed at identifying and mitigating the risks of abuse of power in cash assistance. The cash transfer mechanisms discussed during the mission were cash distribution through Hawalas, mobile token, mobile e-vouchers and...