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The CALP Network East Africa Members Consultative Discussion
East and Southern Africa Cash Working Group Leads meeting
Harmonising Data Systems for Cash Transfer Programming: Three key steps for Somalia
Cash and voucher assistance (CVA) is gaining traction as a transformative tool for addressing humanitarian needs in Somalia, with people living in crisis reporting that transfers of this kind...
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The changing landscape of cash preparedness: Real time learnings from the Horn of Africa
A presentation and discussion of the findings from CALP’s soon-to-be-released paper concerning CVA preparedness in the Horn of Africa drought.
Community Reflections: The Cumulative Impact of Keeping People Informed
This briefing note presents an overview of the findings from Ground Truth Solutions’ in-depth, qualitative interviews with community representatives of displaced people and aid recipients in Nigeria and Somalia in May and June 2022. As part of the Cash Barometer initiative, we invited youth leaders,...
Eastern Africa Regional CWG meeting
This July, the RCWG will consider linking Cash and Voucher Assistance and Social Protection to the Horn of Africa drought response. If you’d like to attend the meeting please email Esther.Ochola@calpnetwork.org for zoom joining information.
Country Workshops: CALP’s real-time learning on cash-preparedness within the 2022 Horn of Africa drought response
What’s your view on the Horn of Africa cash response? How quickly is cash getting to recipients? Could it be quicker and if so how? This is an invitation to engage in a real time study on ‘Cash Preparedness within the 2022 Horn of Africa Drought’, led by CALP consultants. The quality of this study...
A Global Mapping of GOAL’s Cash, Vouchers and Social Protection Interventions Linked with Health
This mapping identified ways GOAL are providing financial assistance (including CVA and social protection assistance) to support access to health related goods/services and improve people’s health/nutrition status. It reviewed GOAL projects in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and the...
Feasibility study on cash and voucher assistance programming in the Borena zone, Oromia, and Zone One, Afar regions in Ethiopia
OCHA reports close to seven million people living in the lowlands of Oromia, Somali, SNNP and Southwest regions continue to experience the effects of drought (including 3 million people in So-mali Region, 2.4 million in eastern Oromia and 1 million people in southern Oromia).
Following three consecutive...
East and Southern Africa Cash Working Group Leads and Co-Leads Meeting
The CALP Network East and Southern Africa Office closely engages with and supports Cash Working Groups in the region. Each year, the CALP Network organizes a meeting of Cash Working Group Leads and Co-Leads from a variety of countries in East and Southern Africa. The meeting brings CWG Leads and Co-Leads...
Outsmarting La Niña: Lessons and Recommendations for Strengthening Resilience Through the Drought Response in the Horn of Africa
One of the worst droughts in a generation is currently unfolding in the Horn of Africa. The impacts of the drought are exacerbated by, and in some cases further fueling, increases in conflict in the region. As a result, more than 13 million people in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia are already experiencing...
Financial Services In The Uganda Refugee Response – An Assessment Of Users’ Perspectives
This assessment of user experiences and perspectives on digital financial services and assistance mechanisms aims to inform actors in Uganda’s humanitarian response and other stakeholders. The data collected is representative at the settlement level for refugees and at district level for refugee hosting...
Uganda Refugee Response Cash And Voucher Assistance (CVA) User Perspectives – Research Brief
This brief presents the summarised findings of the study on Financial Services and Humanitarian Mechanisms in the Uganda Refugee Response: An Assessment of User Perspectives in Uganda.
The assessment intends to inform actors and key stakeholders in Uganda’s refugee response about peoples’ existing...