Middle East and North Africa
Adapting humanitarian cash assistance in times of Covid-19 – experiences and learning from Jordan
This webinar examined how cash and voucher actors rapidly adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic in Jordan to reduce transmission risks, ensure delivery of benefits, maintain communication and...
Ep. 4. How to link social protection and humanitarian CVA: What do we really know and where to start?
In this episode of the CashCast, we explore how to Link Social Protection and Humanitarian Cash and Voucher Assistance.
CVA in COVID-19 Contexts: Guidance from the CaLP network
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This is a summary of the key points from the many resources you shared on CVA and COVID through this document. This is a living document and we will continue to update this summary as new...
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Guide Pratique Des Programmes De Transferts Monetaires En Situations D’urgence
Un coupon est un document papier, un bon ou une carte électronique qui peut être échangé contre une quantité ou une valeur définie de produits ou de services. Les coupons sont généralement des bons d’achat (coupons espèces / bons en espèces) à la valeur monétaire définie (par ex. : 15 $),...
Cash Transfers in Sierra Leone: Appropriate, Affordable and Feasible?
This paper is one of a series of outputs from ODI’s research study (2006–09) “Cash Transfers and their Role in Social Protection”. The study aims to compare cash with other forms of transfers, identifying where cash transfers may be preferable, the preconditions for cash transfers to work well,...
Rebuilding homes and livelihoods in Jamaica after Hurricane Dean
This case study of a Red Cross livelihoods recovery programme following Hurricane Dean in Jamaica looks at the type of assistance offered to beneficiaries through cash vouchers to purchase fishing nets, boat repair materials, seeds, fertilisers or chicks. Support from the French Red Cross is highlighted,...
Dowa Emergency Cash Transfer, Malawi
This case study looks at the innovative Concern Worldwide project which provided monthly cash transfers to beneficiary households using smartcards utilising mobile ATMs to deliver the cash. The report examines the choice of programme delivery mechanism, the targeting of beneficiaries, coordination, cost...
Determining the Value of Cash Transfers – Preliminary Insights from LIME
In 2009, the multi donor funded Protracted Relief Programme (PRP) adopted LIME (Longitudinal approaches to Impact assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation) as the approach to be used both for establishing a PRP baseline and for on-going analysis of monitoring data in order to evaluate the effectiveness of...
Learning from cash responses to the tsunami: Issue Paper 5: Livelihoods Recovery
This is the fifth of six issue papers which form part of a project to document learning around cash based responses to the Indian Ocean tsunami. The project was funded by the British Red Cross, Save the Children UK, Oxfam GB, Mercy Corps and Concern Worldwide. This Issue Paper looks at the use of cash in...
Walking the Talk: Cash transfers and gender dynamics
Concern Worldwide (Concern) and Oxfam GB (Oxfam) jointly commissioned this report to look at the impacts of cash transfers (CTs) on gender dynamics both within households and communities. This report was commissioned because of the agencies’ concerns that while CTs, now being used in many different...
Cash-For-Work in Somalia: Linking relief to recovery
In complex emergency situations such as that in Somalia, marred by violence, destitution and famine, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has managed to implement a large cash-for-work (CFW) programme. The programme provides emergency relief while building the base for...
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...
Seeking Acceptance: The Promise of Cash in High-Risk Areas
Somalia is one of the world’s most insecure states with a protracted conflict that continues to profoundly affect its civilians. Thirty-two percent of the Somali population – or 2.4 million of its 7.5 million people – is currently in need of humanitarian assistance (FSNAU, 2011a). The needs are...