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Results of the Market Information and Food Insecurity Response Analysis (MIFIRA) framework conducted in two locations in Kenya
This research paper shows the results of the MIFIRA framework which was applied through a Catholic Relief Services programme in one urban and one rural location in Kenya. The difference between urban and rural food security is explained and then the findings of the two case studies are described in...
External Evaluation: Fresh Food Voucher Project by Action Against Hunger in Dadaab Refugee Camps, Kenya
The town of Dadaab in North Eastern Kenya is home to three refugee camps: Hagadera, Dagahaley and Ifo hosting over 240,000 people. The camps were established in mid-1992 after the closure of the Liboi camp, which was too close to the Kenya/Somali border to ensure adequate security. Continued insecurity in...
Beyond Banks: Cash Transfers 2.0 – Electronic payments technology in humanitarian assistance in Kenya
This article in Monday Developments Magazine (June 2011) looks at how the emergence of new technologies in the financial sector in Kenya – namely remote banking and mobile phone banking – have the potential to enable aid organisations to delivery money to unprecedented numbers of people, with record...
Cash for Shelter Program – Hurricane Richard 2010
A beneficiary satisfaction and impact evaluation of IFRC’s Cash for Shelter Program that ran in response to Hurricane Richard, a category 2 Hurricane Richard that made landfall 20 miles southwest of Belize City on October 24, 2010. The established goal of the BRC program was a faster recovery of the...
Somalia CBGWG Terms of Reference
The terms of reference of the Somalia Cash Based Response Working Group.
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...
Cash transfers: Evidence paper
This DFID evidence paper provides a synthesis of current global evidence on the impact of cash transfers in developing countries in achieving a range of social and economic policy objectives. It examines design and implementation choices for tailoring programmes to particular objectives, notably social...
More than roads: Using markets to feed the hungry in Nepal
This report, based on research in Nepal, focuses on the importance of markets and road infrastructure, which could be used to inform longer term food security strategies. The report goes through the basis of the research, the context of the market environment and highlights the services provided and the...
RED Card Program (Repair and Development) Chile Earthquake 2010
On 27 February 2010 an earthquake measuring magnitude 8.8 on the Richter scale struck the Bío-Bío and Maule regions of Chile, at a depth of only 35km. This earthquake was then followed by an equally devastating tsunami. This double disaster left more than 480 people dead, more than 1.8 million people...
Voucher Fairs: A Quick Delivery Guide (booklet version)
Guidelines and Tools
A Quick Delivery Guide to using voucher fairs to implement a market-based emergency response. Prepared as a practical tool, this guide provides a brief synthesis of the necessary preconditions and advantages and disadvantages of using voucher fairs. It also provides practical implementation tips. This...
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...
Preventing Gender-Based Violence, Building Livelihoods: Guidance and tools for improved programming
Guidelines and Tools
Conflict and displacement destroy livelihoods and force people to adopt new strategies to support themselves. New livelihood strategies can increase the risk of gender-based violence (GBV). Women often have no safety net; they usually flee with few resources and little preparation and may become...
Prevención de la Corrupción en las Operaciones Humanitarias: Guía Resumida sobre Buenas Prácticas
El objetivo de la asistencia humanitaria es salvar vidas y aliviar el sufrimiento de las personas en los momentos de crisis. No obstante, estos nobles propósitos no implican que las respuestas de emergencia sean inmunes a la corrupción. En respuesta a esta problemática, en 2005, TI lanzó un programa...
Evaluación de Proyectos de Medios de Vida Plan Especial Maremoto (PEM) en Sri Lanka
Cruz Roja Española tiene una amplia experiencia en los medios de subsistencia de programación, principalmente en América del Sur y Sudáfrica en los últimos veinte años. Sin embargo, los proyectos que se desarrollaron en respuesta a los efectos del tsunami del Océano Índico fuera la primera vez que...
Cash & voucher lessons learned workshop OFDA/ DG ECHO
An overview of discussions of the Cash & voucher lessons learned workshop OFDA/ DG ECHO – Niamey 09 &10 Dec 2010.
Evaluation of Zimbabwe’s Emergency Cash Transfer (ZECT) Programme
Concern Worldwide have been delivering food aid in three rural districts of Zimbabwe (Gokwe North, Gokwe South and Nyanga) since 2002 as part of the World Food Programme’s (WFP) Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF) programme. The VGF provided a monthly food bundle of 10kg staple, 1kg beans and 600ml oil per...
Catholic Relief Services Indonesia West Sumatra Transitional Shelter Program
This evaluation report looks at CRS’ shelter programme in West Sumatra following an earthquake, which used cash grants to assist households to build safe, adequate, comfortable and durable transitional shelters. The report gives an overview of the programme and presents the findings from a comprehensive...
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...
Paying attention to detail: How to transfer cash in cash transfers
This policy working paper looks at various delivery mechanisms which can be used to transfer cash to people in cash interventions. It discusses how these affect the costs, and the barriers, faced by those receiving cash as well as the costs and risks to implementing agencies of successful programme...
Zimbabwe Emergency Cash Transfer (ZECT) Pilot Programme: Monitoring Consolidated Report, November 2009 to March 2010
Concern Worldwide Zimbabwe together with WFP implemented the Zimbabwe Emergency Cash Transfer (ZECT) Pilot Programme in three districts of Zimbabwe as part of the Vulnerable Feeding Group intervention for the food shortages of 2009/2010. In spite of its limited duration (5 months), the ZECT was highly...