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Stepping up CVA with COVID-19: Paving the way we respond to future crisis
COVID-19 has thrown the world into lockdown and taken a tremendous toll on the health, social, and economic status of vulnerable communities, households, and individuals. Limitations on daily activities and an over-arching health crisis, restrictions on movement, closures of schools and businesses have...
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...
Outcome Analysis: Cash transfer programming response to the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone and Liberia
The United States Agency for International Development/Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) supported Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) response to the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone and Liberia greatly contributed to the recovery of affected communities and households. The CTP response provided a safety net to...
Cash Transfers for Food Security in Epidemics
The report is divided into five chapters. The introduction provides a brief overview of the study’s objectives, data collection methods and a snapshot of the context in Liberia and Sierra Leone. The second chapter describes USAID/FFP’s response to the Ebola crisis with a particular focus on CTP....
Digital Cash Transfers in Liberia. A case study from Save the Children’s Emergency Food Security Program (2015- 2016)
Through its USAID-funded Emergency Food Security Program, Save the Children was the first organization to implement cash transfers through mobile money at scale in Liberia, where mobile money services are nascent. From liquidity management to incentivizing agents, the challenges, lessons, and...
Safe Cash Distribution in Liberia
Delivering cash to crises affected populations is much more than about meeting their ‘physical needs’. It is also about seeing the human being in its fullness and ensuring that the assistance preserves their Safety, Dignity and Integrity. We ensure that cash delivery does not increase the risks faced...
Liberia Ebola Response
ICRCs EVD Cash response program had to be designed under a rare circumstance of insufficient baseline data on EVD impact on household level and limited opportunity to contact intended beneficiaries for a detailed assessment/ proper situational analysis.
Manuel de Bonnes Pratiques: Prevenir la Corruption dans le Cadre des Operations Humanitaires
Transparency International (TI) soutient depuis longtemps que l’impact le plus nocif de la corruption se trouve dans le détournement des ressources de base destinées aux pauvres. La corruption dans le cadre de l’aide humanitaire en est la forme la plus manifeste car elle prive les pauvres les plus...
Information and communications technology response to the Liberia ebola crisis
An information and communication technology assessment recently conducted in Liberia by NetHope and USAID addresses the potential for digital payments in the response to Ebola. The documents looks into the digital payments landscape, describing the banking sector, use of mobile money and remittance firms....