Asia and Pacific
Impossible Choices – questioning assumptions behind lock-down in low income and fragile contexts
“The COVID-19 pandemic will have devastating consequences on people’s livelihoods and employment, especially in post-fragile, crisis and post-crisis environments.” Global Humanitarian...
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...
The CALP Network-Asia Pacific Regional Cash Working Group learning event report
On 20-22 May, 27 cash working group (CWG) coordinators and regional technical focal points convened from Afghanistan, Fiji, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Pacific region, the...
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Case Study of Cash Transfer to Traders during the Pakistan Earthquake of 2005
This case study examines Oxfam’s innovative programme to provide cash/vouchers to local traders to re-establish their businesses and re-initiate an economic stimulus in order to help vulnerable people purchase, or put on credit, food and non-food items throughout the upcoming winter. The paper looks at...
Unconditional cash transfer in Emergency Lessons learned from Plan in Vietnam
A presentation from the the CALP Network Global Learning Event, BKK 16-17 February 2011. Topics covered include: Implementation process Findings after intervention Strengths and weaknesses Lessons learned Presenter: Nguyen Trong Ninh – Plan in Vietnam
Cash transfer mechanisms and disaster preparedness in the Philippines
The use of cash to deliver assistance in case of humanitarian emergency remains a relatively new approach in the Philippines, and aid agencies are at the early stages of developing guidelines, policies and organizational capacity to implement cash projects. Project managers lack support and guidance with...
A Case Study of Winter Safety Nets in Balakot District during the Pakistan Earthquake of 2005
This case study looks at Oxfam’s response to the Pakistan earthquake and the upcoming winter by providing winterisation vouchers to vulnerable households to be exchanged with traders for required essential food and non-food items. The paper looks at the context, situational analysis, response analysis,...
Cash Preparedness in Vietnam
A presentation from the the CALP Network Global Learning Event, addressing Save the Children’s Preparedness in Vietnam Bangkok, February 16-17, 2011. Topics include: Emergency preparedness Cash intervention design Lessons learned
Inter-Agency Impact Assessment of the Cash Transfer Programs in West Sumatra
Following the 2009 earthquake in West Sumatra, cash transfer programming (CTP) has proven successful in delivering a fast and effective recovery response—providing households the opportunity to recover shelter and basic needs for their livelihoods. Success of these CTPs has been supported well by the...
Revitalising communities with cash grants
This case study gives an overview of the Red Crescent’s response programme in Bangladesh following the devastation caused by Hurricane Sidr in 2007. Part of the overall programme was the livelihoods programme, which helped community members to re-establish their livelihoods. The programme focussed on...
Cash Transfer Programme West Sumatra Earthquake Response
A presentation addressing the Cash Transfer Programme of the West Sumatra Earthquake Response. Includes slides on: Project design and post distribution monitoring. Presented by : Puspasari Indra East Asia Regional Technical Coordinator
Pakistan Emergency Food Security Alliance: Lessons Learned
In response to the unprecedented scale of flooding that affected Pakistan in July 2010, six INGOs – Save the Children, Oxfam GB, IRC, CARE, ACTED and Action Against Hunger / ACF International – formed the Pakistan Emergency Food Security Alliance (PEFSA). Working together in order to maximise the...
Rebuilding lives with shelter grants
Bangladesh following the devastation caused by Hurricane Sidr in 2007. Part of the overall programme was the shelter programme, which provided community members with the funds, skills and tools they needed to replace or repair their damaged homes. Dependent on the damage to the homes, households were...