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The Use of Cash Assistance in DEC’s Coronavirus Appeal: Key Learning, Best Practices and Recommendations
The purpose of this report is to provide insight into the learnings, future improvements and best practices in cash programming. The 2020 DEC Coronavirus Appeal was analysed to determine the opportunities for collective learning about cash programming. The countries investigated include, Afghanistan,...
Anticipatory action and cash transfers for rapid onset hazards: Practitioners note for field testing
This report is a collaboration between Asia-Pacific Regional Cash Working Group (RCWG) and Asia-Pacific Technical Working Group on Anticipatory Action (TWGAA) who have joined forces to understand cash’s relationship with anticipatory action and come up with initial answers. Findings in this study reveal...
Market-Based Approaches for National WASH Cluster Response Plans: (In English, Arabic and Portuguese).
This webinar is aimed for humanitarian practitioners working in Myanmar, Sudan, Libya, OPT, Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Mozambique.
UN Common Cash Statement Progress Report – September 2021
This report outlines key progress and challenges under the UN Common Cash Statement (UNCCS) and the vision and priorities ahead. It builds on more than two years of implementation, the UNCCS Q&A and a number
of surveys and lessons learned workshops conducted with countries in 2021. While the focus has...
Vouchers for Fresh Food and Uptake of Sexual and Reproductive Health Services for Pregnant Women: Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh
UNFPA found that facility-based deliveries by women in refugee camps in Cox’s Bazaar were low (35%), which is linked to increased maternal mortality. In addition, undernourishment among pregnant women in this community increased their risk of poor pregnancy outcomes such as obstructed labor and...
Disability Inclusive Cash Assistance: Learnings from Practice in Humanitarian Response
Guidelines and Tools
This case study collection describes lessons learned from seven inclusive humanitarian cash transfer projects implemented from 2015 – 2020 in Niger, Zimbabwe, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Philippines, and Indonesia, and five ongoing projects from the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic responses. This good practice...
CVA for Health Outcomes: Learnings from Jordan, Burkina Faso and Bangladesh
How can Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) support the goal of improved health outcomes in conditions of extreme poverty and vulnerability? During this webinar, we shared learning from three programmes that used cash and vouchers to improve access to and utilization of health services. This...
Coupons de santé et de nutrition pour les personnes vivant dans l’extrême pauvreté dans les zones urbaines du Bangladesh
Cette étude porte sur l’utilisation expérimentale de coupons au Bangladesh par trois organisations, avec le soutien financier de l’Union européenne, pour répondre aux besoins de santé des populations vivant en zone urbaine dans une extrême pauvreté. Des partenariats public-privé ont pour but...
Cupones de salud y nutrición para la población urbana en situación de exclusión y pobreza extrema en Bangladesh
En Bangladesh, las personas en situación de pobreza en contextos urbanos se enfrentan a necesidades médicas de carácter complejo, incluida la elevada prevalencia de enfermedades no transmisibles, junto a un acceso insuficiente a servicios de salud y unos altos gastos médicos por cuenta propia. Las...
Health and Nutrition Vouchers for Marginalized Urban Extreme Poor in Bangladesh
The urban poor in Bangladesh face many complex health needs, including a high prevalence of non-communicable diseases, with insufficient access to health care, and high out of pocket payments. High user fees and distance to travel are further barriers to accessing services and are a major reason why...