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CVA and Climate Change

3 May 2023


The Iraq Cash Forum is organizing a webinar under the title “Cash and Voucher Assistance and Climate Change”. The aim of this webinar is to learn how CVA is used to prepare and to respond to climate change effects. This learning opportunity is the starting point to trigger the discussion within the ICF and to establish specific actions among cash and climate change actors.

The webinar will take place on 3rd of May at 2-4pm (GMT+3).

To achieve the objective, the webinar is structured with presentations from different organizations, with an introductory part to learn what is climate change and followed by case studies from Iraq and from other countries. The end of the webinar is dedicated to initiate the discussion on an action plan for cash actors.


Introduction to climate change and types of responses by Sara Walsh, Thematic Lead: Climate and Resilience- MENA IFRC
Study on climate change in Iraq by Fabrizio Orsini, Climate change advisor People in Need
Case study: CVA and Anticipatory Action by Naim Frewat, MENA Livelihoods technical advisor IRC
Case study: CVA and climate displacement, TBC
Case study: CVA and climate adaptation by Omar Haggab, World Vision
Open discussion: Key actions for Iraq

The webinar is possible thanks to the collaboration of organizations willing to contribute to the common learning in Iraq and that have voluntarily prepared the presentations.