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Summary: Lessons and Recommendations on the Use of CVA for the Caribbean Atlantic Hurricane Season
This is a summary document of the CALP Network’s Winds of Change: Lessons and Recommendations on the Use of CVA in the Caribbean and includes a matrix of learning and evidence from the region used to inform the report. This document is made possible by the generous support of the American people...
Resumen: Lecciones y recomendaciones sobre el uso de PTM para la temporada de huracanes en el Caribe
Este es un documento de resumen de la CALP Network Vientos de Cambio: Lecciones y recomendaciones sobre el uso de PTM en el Caribe e incluye una matriz de aprendizaje y evidencia de la región utilizada para informar el informe. Este documento es posible gracias al generoso apoyo del pueblo...
Using Innovation And New Technologies to Improve Cash Transfer Programming (CTP)
Experience and studies show that providing cash transfers to disaster-affected families empowers them to meet their diverse needs, provides a stimulus to the recovery of the local economy and is a cost effective way to deliver humanitarian assistance. The IFRC is committed to providing multi-sectoral...
How Effective are Cash Transfer Programmes at Improving Nutritional Status?
Cash transfer programmes are a widely applied social protection scheme that has achieved successes in fighting poverty worldwide. A large literature has sprung up around these programmes, yet the relationship between cash transfer programmes and the nutritional status of recipient children is unclear. Can...
Rebuilding Homes and Livelihoods in Jamaica after Hurricane Dean
This case study of a Red Cross livelihoods recovery programme following Hurricane Dean in Jamaica, looks at the type of assistance offered to beneficiaries through cash vouchers to purchase fishing nets, boat repair materials, seeds, fertilisers or chicks. Support from the French Red Cross is highlighted,...