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Cash as a Core Component of the COVID-19 Response in Iraq

Policy paper

The COVID-19 pandemic and the containment measures imposed to limit transmission have both severe immediate and long-term economic consequences. The globe is experiencing ‘one of the sharpest economic contractions in modern times.’ As always in a time of crisis, it is the
most vulnerable that will...

16 April 2020

Humanitarian Assistance and Social Safety Nets in Protracted Crises: A Case Study of Iraq


This case study aims to contextualize cash assistance in a protracted humanitarian crisis like Iraq and how it can be used to transition to social protection in the long run. Humanitarian aid in the country is likely to
continue to meet the needs of the most vulnerable population, especially those who...

January 2020

Iraq Financial Service Providers Assessment Tools

Guidelines and Tools

Tools created by the Iraq Cash Working Group to aid the assessment of Financial Service Providers


Expression of Interest GBV Focal Point

Policy paper

The National Cash Working Group (CWG) in Iraq is calling for organizations to express their interest in nominating a staff to become the group’s GBV focal point. As outlined in the TOR for the GBV focal point (attached here), this role will work to assist the CWG in mainstreaming GBV prevention and risk...


Iraq Cash Working Group (CWG) Partner Projects Registry

Guidelines and Tools

Spreadsheet template to track all the partner projects of a Cash Working Group


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...

November 2019

Mitigating Risks of Abuse of Power in Cash Assistance in Iraq


This document outlines lessons learned from a joint UNHCR/WFP project in Iraq aimed at identifying and mitigating the risks of abuse of power in cash assistance. The cash transfer mechanisms reviewed during the
project include mobile money, e-vouchers and cash delivered through money transfer agents.

January 2019

Risk Assessment and Mitigation Requirements for High-Risk Environments

Guidelines and Tools

This document is an annex to the USAID Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) Proposal Guidelines that provides supplemental requirements for proposals for programs in high-risk operating environments. USAID/OFDA recognizes that certain operating environments present a heightened risk of...

May 2018