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Onward Bound: Evaluating Cash and Voucher Assistance for Migrants on Sahel’s Migration Trail – Research and learnings from the Sahel region
This research – a collaboration between the British Red Cross and Samuel Hall – provides evidence on the opportunities and challenges to integrate cash and vouchers assistance (CVA) as a support modality in migration programming in the context of transit migration in the Sahel. While CVA has become...
Calcul de la valeur de transfert en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre : les leçons tirées du Cameroun et du Niger
Si le processus de définition du panier de dépenses minimum (MEB) est de mieux en mieux compris dans la région, les groupes de travail nationaux sur les transferts monétaires (CWG) semblent toujours peiner sur le calcul de la valeur de transfert et son utilisation. Les CWG et les acteurs...
Coordinating with the Petrol Sector to Enhance Early Warning
For far too long humanitarian actors and coordination mechanisms have witnessed sharp price variations of core commodities without the capacity to forecast them. While to date some Cash and Vouchers Working Groups (e.g., Afghanistan) establish mechanisms to continue monitoring and adapt transfer values in...
Cameroon: Providing cash transfers for vulnerable people living with HIV and key populations
In 2020, WFP and UNAIDS piloted a joint initiative to mitigate the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 on marginalized populations often left behind by providing cash transfers to vulnerable people living with HIV, key populations and their households in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire and Niger....
Cameroon: Country mapping – large scale cash transfers for COVID-19 response
A rapid exploratory review aiming to identify recommendations for strengthening linkages between humanitarian cash and voucher assistance and national social protection mechanisms.
Note de plaidoyer sur les impacts immédiats de la crise du COVID19 sur la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle des pays d’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre
Humanitarian Impact of Covid-19 in West and Central Africa
Produced by the Regional Inter-Sector Coordination Group for Humanitarian Affairs in West and Central Africa (R-ISCG), this document summarises the main impacts of Covid-19 on the population of the region and on ongoing humanitarian operations. The R-ISCG also wishes to put forward some key...
Atelier d’apprentissage sur les risques liés aux TM: recommendations de Douala
Linking Social Protection and Humanitarian Response – Best Practice
This review looks at the alignment of humanitarian response in refugee crises with national social protection systems. It examines the experience of three countries dealing with protracted refugee situations: Turkey, Lebanon and Cameroon, and also identifies lessons from other literature. The number of...
Mitigating Risks of Abuse of Power in Cash Assistance – 4 pages
UNHCR and WFP are implementing a joint project to identify and mitigate risks of abuse by private sector service providers in their delivery of cash assistance to vulnerable populations. The project involves work with financial service providers, traders and other private sector stakeholders, as well as...