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

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Mobile Money Transfers – For Humanitarian Assistance & Development Programming: Service Provider Perspective

Report

This report summarizes findings from research on how digital payment services providers in Africa have worked with Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) customers to deliver digital payments to their program participants/beneficiaries in the context of providing humanitarian assistance and/or for...

2016

Data Starter Kit for Humanitarian Field Staff

Guidelines and Tools

A practical guide to help humanitarian field staff understand and manage data protection issues.

2016

Prepaid Card Products For Humanitarian Programs: Actors, Insights & Recommendations

Guidelines and Tools

Today, over 130 million people need humanitarian support to survive. Fortunately, new tools such as prepaid cards allow us to respond to these needs with increasing flexibility and efficiency. Today’s leading humanitarian agencies are increasing their use of prepaid cards in places like Jordan, the...

2016

Can E-transfers Promote Financial Inclusion in Emergencies: A Case Study from Bangladesh

Report

The Electronic Cash Transfer Learning Action Network (ELAN) launched research to build an evidence base around connecting emergency electronic transfer (e-transfer) recipients with additional financial services. They wanted to learn if, when, and how e-transfers can promote sustained uptake and use...

2016

Data management and protection starter kit: Tip sheet 3: Know your customer (KYC) Regulations

Guidelines and Tools

Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations, also known as customer due diligence, are designed to combat money laundering, terrorist financing, and other related threats to the financial system. They refer to the ID checks that financial institutions perform to comply with national financial regulations....

2016

Data management and protection starter kit: Tip sheet 6: Responsibly Sharing Data

Guidelines and Tools

Data sharing is the ability to share the same data resource with multiple applications or users. In e-transfer programs, data about program participants is often shared with financial service providers (FSPs) and/or
governments for programmatic and regulatory reasons. This Tip Sheet explains the different...

2016

Data management and protection starter kit: Tip sheet 4: Registration

Guidelines and Tools

Registration is the process of collecting information on program participants so that your team has a clear record of who is participating and a means to verify participants’ identity throughout the program lifecycle. Registration is also one of the first opportunities to demonstrate responsible data...

2016

Data management and protection starter kit: Tip sheet 2: Data minimization

Guidelines and Tools

Data minimization is a privacy principle that requires the people collecting data to be intentional about what type of data is collected and how long it is retained. To meet this principle, teams should limit data collection to what is directly relevant and necessary to accomplish a specified purpose. In...

2016

Data management and protection starter kit: Tip sheet 5: Encryption

Guidelines and Tools

2016

Financial Services Primer for Humanitarians

Guidelines and Tools

Financial services facilitate a wide range of economic and households activities in any society. They enable trade and business expansion and allow individuals to save, send and borrow money. Humanitarian cash transfers, particularly when delivered electronically,can expand access to financial services...

2015

Seeking Solutions: New roles for technology in cash and voucher programs – An inspiration brief for technology and private sector partners

Policy paper

Today, more people have been forced to flee their homes than at the height of World War II. The scale of these humanitarian crises are challenging, and sometimes outpacing, the capacity of institutions created to respond to them. Yet, the approaches we have available to reach populations in need have also...

2015

Partnering for Success: E-cash use in humanitarian programming

Policy paper

In recent years, new technologies have facilitated electronic cash transfers (e-transfers) to disaster- and conflict-affected populations. Utilizing e-cash in emergency response requires close partnerships with Financial Service Providers (FSPs), often in places where electronic payments are still...

2015