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The most useful tools, reports, guidance and research related to cash and voucher assistance in humanitarian response. As well as CaLP's own publications, we link to other useful resources. You can submit your own resource for publication on the CaLP library here.

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Report: ECHO Roundtable "Scaling Up Cash Transfer Programming in Emergencies"

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This 3-page report sums up the main points raised at the ECHO / WFP hosted roundtable on “Scaling Up Cash Transfer Programming in Emergencies”, 23 September 2011. The roundtable focused on the scaling-up of Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) in emergencies, more specifically for the provision of...

2011

Cash Transfer Guide for Western Ivory Coast

Publication

This document provides locally-adapted guidelines for cash transfer programming for the Western region of Ivory Coast. Developed by the CaLP focal point in June-July 2011, these guidelines include: Context Stakeholder analysis Challenges & risk management options Response options Assessments & M&E...

2011

Delivering Cash Through Cards – A Quick Delivery Guide

Guidelines and Tools

A Quick Delivery Guide to delivering money through cards (magnetic stripe or smart cards).  Prepared as a practical tool, this guide provides a brief synthesis of the necessary preconditions and advantages and disadvantages of using cheques.  It also provides practical implementation tips.

2011

Delivering Cash Through Traders – A Quick Delivery Guide

Guidelines and Tools

A Quick Delivery Guide to delivering money through local traders.  Prepared as a practical tool, this guide provides a brief synthesis of the necessary preconditions and advantages and disadvantages of using cheques.  It also provides practical implementation tips.

2011

Ready or not? Emergency cash transfers at scale

Publication

Whilst there is significant experience of implementing cash transfer programmes (CTP) in emergencies this has seldom been at a scale comparable to in-kind responses. A number of critical gaps and blockages standing in the way of scaled up programming in the wake of a disaster have been identified...

2011

CaLP 5th Global Learning Event Final Report

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CaLP’s 5th Global Learning Event was organised in partnership with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent societies (IFRC).  The learning event took place in Nairobi, Kenya, and focused on three topics of emerging importance not only to cash transfer programming, but to...

2011

Guidance for DFID country offices on measuring and maximising value for money in cash transfer programmes

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This note responds to demand from DFID country offices for guidance on measuring and maximising value for money (VfM) in supporting cash transfer programmes, and reflects the post-election emphasis in DFID on “making every penny count” and the need for consistency of approaches and metrics across DFID...

2011

Cash transfer mechanisms and disaster preparedness in the Philippines

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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...

2011

Support to Economic Recovery of Urban Households in Karoi town, Zimbabwe (CaLP Case Study)

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In the urban area of Karoi, Zimbabwe, Save the Children combined cash for work with livelihoods support to meet the immediate food needs and support the economic recovery of poor families. The project used smart cards to transfer cash to beneficiaries, which proved to be an appropriate payment...

2011

Shop vouchers for hygiene kits in Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CaLP Case Study)

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In the aftermath of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Oxfam’s Public Health Promotion team used a voucher programme to provide beneficiaries with essential hygiene items through local shops. The voucher system was chosen so that beneficiaries could access hygiene items in a normal and dignified way, and in...

2011