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IOM Cash-Based Interventions Annual Report and Case Studies 2022
Since 2019, IOM has placed special attention on building capacity to increase the use and coordination of cash-based interventions (CBI) across the organization in line with the Grand Bargain commitments. Following the successful implementation of the IOM Strategy for Humanitarian CBI 2019–2021, the...
Cash to Increase Facility-Based Deliveries in the Philippines
In 2021-2022, the United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA) in the Philippines introduced Cash for Maternal Health – Emergency Fund in the conflict-affected Maguindanao province. The Cash for Maternal Health project was designed to facilitate safe pregnancy and delivery. Cash was provided after delivery in...
Philippines Case Study: Cash Assistance to Access Sexual and Reproductive Health Services and Reduce Maternal Deaths
As part of the humanitarian response to large displacements due to internal conflict in the Lanao del Sur province, in 2019 and 2020, UNFPA Philippines piloted the provision of cash assistance as an incentive for pregnant women to access SRH services. Against the backdrop of exacerbated poverty due to...
Philippines Case Study: Cash for Protection for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and Women at Risk of GBV
As part of the humanitarian response to a series of earthquakes in the Philippines, UNFPA Philippines piloted the integration of cash assistance within GBV case management services and as support to women and girls at risk of GBV, including women and girls with mental health and psychosocial support...
Minimum Expenditure Basket (MEB): A guide to calculate the transfer value
Guidelines and Tools
The Minimum Expenditure Basket (MEB) for the Philippines outlines the minimum culturally-adjusted items for survival of a household of five for one month, post Typhoon. The basket comprises the basic energy requirements of 2,100 kilocalories per day, shelter needs for disaster-affected households,...
Aide en espèces pour accéder aux services de santé sexuelle et reproductive et réduire la mortalité maternelle aux Philippines
Le bureau du Fonds des Nations Unies pour la population (UNFPA) aux Philippines a accordé une aide en espèces aux femmes enceintes dans quatre municipalités et une ville de la province philippine de Lanao del Sur pour leur permettre d’accéder aux services de santé. L’organisation a octroyé une...
Women and Girls Choose: Cash Assistance in GBV Case Management Saves Lives
As part of a coordinated response to gender-based violence (GBV), UNFPA and its partners provide a structured GBV case management process to survivors that can include referrals to medical, legal and other specialised services. This process provides a follow-up to challenges that a survivor may be facing,...
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...
Humanitarian Cash Transfer: A reference guide for practitioners in the Philippines
Guidelines and Tools
This reference guide strives to provide parameters for context-adapted cash transfers. It includes a set of minimum operating standards, discussed with the CWG membership. In particular, the following themes were the subject of detailed discussions and considered as key issues for CVA practitioners in a...
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...