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West and Central Africa

CaLP supports actors working in cash and voucher assistance (CVA) in West and Central Africa. The CaLP secretariat supporting this region are based in the Action Against Hunger office in Dakar, Sénégal. CaLP provides support for CVA coordination, capacity building and knowledge management & research.

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Regional Learning Event: “Links between emergency cash transfer programming and social safety nets in the Sahel.” – Final report

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Cash transfers are nowadays widely used in response to the food and nutrition crises that affect the Sahel. Since the crisis of 2012, many stakeholders (including governments, United Nations agencies, international or local non-governmental organisations) have made use of them – at scale, in some cases....

2014

Preventing Acute Malnutrition Among Young Children in Crises: A prospective intervention study in Niger

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Governments and donor agencies need to know which preventative strategy is most effective, particularly among children under 2 years old who are most vulnerable to acute malnutrition. Here, the researchers compare the effectiveness of seven preventative strategies—including the distribution of...

2014

IFRC Case study: Preparing to implement relief cash transfer programming at scale

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The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) worked with four pilot countries namely the Philippine Red Cross, the Viet Nam Red Cross Society, the Senegalese Red Cross Society and the Chilean Red Cross, between May 2012 and December 2013 to support them with training...

2014

CTP factsheet – Senegalese Red Cross – cash transfer preparedness pilots

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The IFRC worked with four pilot countries between May 2012 and December 2013 to enable the National Societies to use cash transfer programming to address relief needs at scale, implementing it more rapidly and targeting a larger number of households. The Senegalese Red Cross was one of the four...

2014

NRC – EMMA on Credit, Rental and Water Market Systems, Urban Goma, DRC, Nov 2014 – Executive Summary

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Hundreds of thousands of people are continuously forced to flee violence in eastern DRC due to armed groups attacks and inter-ethnic conflict. In the Kivus, the majority of the Internally Displaced People (IDPs) have been in a state of protracted and repeated displacement for many years. Urban IDP...

2014

Evaluation of ECHO-Funded Cash and Voucher Food Assistance in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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People in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have long faced protracted conflict and instability resulting in the displacement of populations. In order to provide households affected by new displacements with timely access to food, ECHO funded the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), the Association...

2014

Evaluation de Différentes Stratégies de Distributions Préventives de la Malnutrition au Niger: Rapport Final

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Parmi les enfants de 6 à 59 mois traditionnellement pris en charge dans les programmes nutritionnels au Niger, la tranche d’âge la plus à risque de malnutrition aiguë est celle des enfants de 6 à 23 mois. Plusieurs types de produits sont disponibles actuellement pour prévenir la malnutrition : les...

2013

CRS’ Emergency Flooding Response in Benin

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In response to flash flooding in northern Benin and widespread flooding in the southern departments of the country, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) organised 4 “humanitarian fairs” to meet the immediate needs of households most seriously affected. These fairs were unique in that they incorporated three...

2013

Cash Preparedness in Senegal: Cash Transfer Mechanisms

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Recognizing the growing importance of cash-based responses in humanitarian interventions and building on its own experience of implementing cash transfer programs through local partner organizations in Senegal in 2010 and 2012, Oxfam America sought to hire a consultant to determine the most feasible...

2013

Examining Protection and Gender in Cash and Voucher Transfers – Report

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With cash and voucher transfers increasing as a form of humanitarian assistance, the World Food Programme (WFP) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) teamed up to study the potential protection and gender impact of such transfers. While much research had been done about economic and market impacts of cash and...

2013