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As Cash and Voucher Assistance scales up, can quality keep pace? Four systemic changes needed.

Blog Post

A decade ago, the use of cash and voucher assistance (CVA) was a fringe activity limited to small, scattered projects.  Five years ago, CVA was still viewed with scepticism by many and comprised less than eight percent of international humanitarian assistance (IHA). Today, while critics remain, cash is...

26 octubre 2020

Five practical insights on linking humanitarian assistance and social protection

Blog Post

With COVID-19 increasing interest in the concept of linking humanitarian assistance with national social protection systems, Gabrielle Smith shares some practical tips for humanitarian practitioners on how this can be achieved. Gabrielle is an expert on the FCDO- and GDC-funded SPACE initiative which is...

12 octubre 2020

Ep. 4. How to link social protection and humanitarian CVA: What do we really know and where to start?

Podcast

In this episode of the CashCast, we explore how to Link Social Protection and Humanitarian Cash and Voucher Assistance.

How to build a Humanitarian Response Plan that makes a difference: tips on accountability and cash

Blog Post

It’s humanitarian planning season once again! CaLP’s Sophie Tholstrup and Ground Truth Solutions’ Meg Sattler reflect on how to use the humanitarian planning process to build more effective, people-centred responses.

23 septiembre 2020

Ep. 3. What does the future of financial assistance mean for your work today?

Podcast

In this episode of the CashCast we speak to Meg Sattler from Ground Truth Solutions, Lars Peter Nissen from ACAPS, and Jenny Caswell from GSMA about the changes we should be seeing today, to effectively meet the humanitarian needs of the future.

CVA & COVID-19: Remote Market Assessment and Monitoring

Blog Post

As field practitioners adapt their programmes to COVID-19, colleagues across our membership and Cash Working Groups are identifying multiple challenges. CaLP is working with others to develop a series of short, field-focused recommendations for such practitioners. The purpose of this series is to share...

22 junio 2020

El Caribe está preparado para los programas de transferencias monetarias, pero ¿lo están los actores humanitarios?

Blog Post

Hoy comienza la temporada de huracanes en el Caribe, en un contexto marcado por la respuesta sin precedentes a la pandemia de COVID-19. Durante el lanzamiento de la nota informativa de CaLP Vientos de Cambio (sobre el uso de programas de transferencias monetarias en el Caribe), Andria Grosvenor,...

18 junio 2020

Global Remittances to Suffer a Blow From COVID-19

Blog Post

CaLP’s Future of Financial Assistance report highlighted the importance for CVA actors of working with and alongside other financial flows, which often dwarf volumes of humanitarian aid in crisis contexts. Of these flows, remittances are a critical lifeline for many crisis-affected households. Gerelyn...

17 junio 2020

CVA for COVID-19: Listen to people and act on what they say

Blog Post

Not everyone will be personally affected by the COVID-19 health crisis, but nearly every household will feel its effects economically. For many people in humanitarian crises, particularly those at the margins of society, the economic impact of COVID-19 will be greater and longer-lasting than the health...

11 junio 2020

CVA & COVID-19: Adapting Delivery Mechanisms

Blog Post

As field practitioners adapt their programmes to COVID-19, colleagues across our membership and Cash Working Groups are identifying multiple challenges. CaLP is working with others to develop a series of short, field-focused recommendations for such practitioners. The purpose of this series is to share...

8 junio 2020