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Alternative Approaches to Multi-Purpose Cash Assistance Delivery in Active Conflict Contexts
On April 15, 2023, violent clashes erupted between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF). This conflict has had dire consequences, forcing people to flee. Both displaced and host communities, as well as those who have chosen to remain in sheltered locations, are grappling with...
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...
Adapter les transferts monétaires humanitaires au contexte d’inflation et de dépréciation monétaire
Le CALP vient de terminer une étude qui visait à capturer les différentes mesures d’adaptation de transferts monétaires (TM) humanitaires afin de répondre à l’inflation et la dépréciation de la monnaie dans différents pays. Dans la région de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre, l’étude...
UNFPA’s approach to CVA in the Arab region and Türkiye
UNFPA experience in different humanitarian contexts has shown that cash and voucher assistance (CVA) is a powerful instrument that can save lives, alleviate risks, and help women and girls escape abusive environments. By giving women and girls greater access to vital services and empowering them with the...
Supporting Digital Payments in Cash Programming
This report is intended to assist the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and other humanitarian actors to leverage digital payment systems such as mobile money in their humanitarian cash transfers. FSD Africa commissioned Strategic Impact Advisors (SIA) to examine the challenges and opportunities of...
A Global Mapping of GOAL’s Cash, Vouchers and Social Protection Interventions Linked with Health
This mapping identified ways GOAL are providing financial assistance (including CVA and social protection assistance) to support access to health related goods/services and improve people’s health/nutrition status. It reviewed GOAL projects in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and the...
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.
Sudan – Gedaref Joint Cash Risk assessment
Since the crisis in the Tigray region of Ethiopia in November 2020 over 60,000 people have sought refuge in neighbouring Sudan and were mostly accommodated in camps re-established in Gedaref State. Cash is has been utilised as a response modality and is being considered further by several agencies. This...
Cash Working Group Leads Meeting Report – July 2020
The meeting was set to enable CWG Leads and Co-Leads reflect on the COVID-19 response, address challenges they face in this regard and look into trends and opportunities the response brings.
Cash Working Group Leads Meeting Report – March 2020
The Cash Working Group leads/co-leads meeting is a forum intended to provide a space for reflection, peer learning and developing solutions to shared challenges. This year’s meeting agenda and content were guided by requests from and contributions by participants. This report summarizes the discussions...
A Meeting of Cash Working Group Leads: Sharing Experiences and Learning from Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Tanzania, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Tanzania
Cash Working Group (CWG) leads from nine countries came together to share experiences and learn from one another. This report brings together observations and reflections from the meeting. It provides insights that are likely to be of interest to anyone involved in CWGs or discussions about the...
A Meeting of Cash Working Group Leads: Learning, ideas and recommendations from Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, Zimbabwe and the Southern Africa Regional Group
Cash Working Group (CWG) leads representing 10 CWGs from East and Southern Africa (nine country-based and one regional) met in Nairobi on 3-4 October 2018 to discuss lessons learned, share challenges and propose solutions. This report includes thoughts and recommendations related to managing CWGs; ideas...
Sudan Cash Working Group meeting minutes 12 December 2017
Sudan Cash Working Group meeting minutes 12 December 2017
Africa Social Protection Policy Briefs – Affordability and Financing of Social Protection Systems
Social protection spending as a share of each national economy tends to increase as the country’s per capita income rises and as the coverage and scope of its social protection programs increase. Overall spending on social protection in Africa is low by international standards (see box below), and these...
Against the Grain: The Cereal Trade in Darfur
WFP began to pilot food vouchers in Darfur in 2010 as an alternative to general food distribution. The main purpose of the voucher program is greater cost-efficiency for WFP, increased choice for beneficiaries, and strengthening of markets. It is also expected to create market multiplier effects and...
Examining Protection and Gender in Cash and Voucher Transfers – Report
With cash and voucher transfers increasing as a form of humanitarian assistance, the World Food Programme (WFP) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) teamed up to study the potential protection and gender impact of such transfers. While much research had been done about economic and market impacts of cash and...
Occupations Under Fire: The labor market in a complex emergency
This paper examines the impact of conflict-induced population displacement on urban labor markets. Data from over 900 working-age individuals in Sudan indicates that long-term urban residents in conflict areas have a higher probability of being employed in skilled sectors relative to similar individuals...
A case study of cash transfers in the Red Sea State of Sudan
This case study looks at an Oxfam cash for work and cash for recovery programme in the Red Sea State of North Sudan. The report details the context, the response analysis, programme choice rationale, programme implementation details, the impacts and benefits, and highlights the lessons learned.
From Food Crisis to Fair Trade: Livelihoods analysis, protection and support in emergencies
This document aims to collate and analyse experiences of livelihoods programming in emergencies. It provides an overview of what livelihoods programming is and gives examples of the range of interventions that are possible in emergencies. Different types of livelihoods programmes are then described...