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Can Cash Transfers Promote Food Security in the Context of Volatile Commodity Prices? A Review of Empirical Evidence
This working paper synthesizes the theoretical and empirical literature on the use of cash transfers in response to food crisis situations, with particular attention to their use in situations that are exacerbated by volatile, often inflationary, commodity prices. The paper is designed for policymakers...
Innovations in International Humanitarian Action
This document forms the third chapter of ALNAP’s 8th Review of Humanitarian Action, for more information and access to other chapters, please click here. Critics of humanitarian aid, many from within the sector, complain that humanitarian evaluations and other learning exercises repeatedly highlight...
Winners and losers among a Refugee Hosting Population: Consumption, economic activities and agglomeration
Every year, thousands of refugees are forced to leave their countries of origin and are hosted by their neighboring countries. However, very few is known about the impact of these refugees on the local economy and its inhabitants. Based on hypothesis formulated during a two-month iterative field...
Cash transfers: Lump Sums
This briefing is one of a series of six produced as an output from a three year ODI research study on cash transfers and their role in social protection. The study explores issues of interest to donors and governments, comparing cash with other forms of transfer, identifying where cash transfers are...
Cash transfers in emergencies: A synthesis of World Vision’s experience and learning
This HPG study report, commissioned by World Vision, looks at the shifting view towards cash programming by the humanitarian community, and focuses on the specific challenges and needs which World Vision would have to address when considering the use of cash in emergencies. A general background of cash...
Beneficiary perceptions of corruption in humanitarian assistance: A Sri Lanka case study
This case study, based on a number of chosen villages in Sri Lanka, examines the views of beneficiaries on corruption in the delivery of humanitarian assistance. It begins by outlining some of the corruption risks that agencies may face during emergency responses, particularly in conflict-affected...
Value Chain Tools for Market Integrated Relief Haiti’s Construction Sector
This case study seeks to apply and document the use of the value chain approach to channel infrastructure program design from direct implementation to a market-integrated relief model. The market-integrated relief approach addresses the needs of crisis-affected populations by working through local...
Preventing Corruption in Humanitarian Assistance
This report by Transparency International describes the research on the problem of corruption in humanitarian assistance, based on evidence from seven major international NGOs. It does not try to assess the degree of corruption in any one agency, or country, rather it seeks to document perceptions of...
Lignes directrices sur les programmes de transferts monétaires
Guides et outils
Un guide pratique, qui comprend aussi les fiches d’orientation et une section sur les outils pratiques. S’appuyant sur le large éventail d’expériences en transferts monétaires au sein du Mouvement de la Croix Rouge et du Croissant Rouge, et dans le secteur humanitaire en général, ces directives...
Cash grants aid recovery in the Bahamas after Tropical Storm Noel
This case study of the first ever Bahamas Red Cross unconditional cash grant programme looks at the decision-making process behind the programme, and planning and implementation stages. Support from the American Red Cross is highlighted, lessons learnt are identified and a personal story is provided.