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Joint Market Assessment Round 2
This report assesses the feasibility of implementing Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA), specifically Multipurpose Cash Assistance (MPCA), to support individuals impacted by the February 6 earthquakes. The evaluation focuses on the acceptance of various forms of cash modalities, availability of key items,...
Cash and Voucher Assistance at Scale: Addressing food insecurity by supporting families in the Netherlands
With an increasing number of families experiencing financial trouble in the Netherlands, in September 2022, the Dutch parliament voted to allocate €100 million for free school meals in vulnerable neighbourhoods across the country. After the proposal was approved, the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture...
WVI Cash Roadmap 2.0 – New Avenues – Leveraging, multiplying “Nexus” cash to take children and their families further than imagined
WVI's strategic global Cash Roadmap 2.0 (2024-2027) speaks to the organisations' commitment that amidst polycrises and resourcing constraints, there is urgency to maximise and multiply World Vision's capabilities, assets and cash voucher programming (CVP=CVA) is a powerful tool to do so.
Recommendations on Cash for Protection for General Protection Actors
The aim of this document is to offer recommendations on the use of Cash for Protection interventions in Ukraine, including to create a common understanding among humanitarian partners, and to harmonize practices. This includes: ● Defining Cash for Protection & its objectives ● Scenarios for possible...
Operational Alignment of Humanitarian Cash Programming with Ukraine’s Social Protection System
This paper explores the extent to which humanitarian Multipurpose Cash Assistance (MPCA) in Ukraine has been able to leverage different elements of the delivery chain of national social protection (SP) programming. The basis of this paper is the framework developed by Seyfert et al., in their 2019...
Post-Distribution Monitoring (PDM) – Multi-Purpose Cash Assistance
Starting August 2022, WFP collaborated with the Ministry of Social Policy (MoSP) to serve people who had registered for humanitarian assistance through the E-dopomoga platform. Using the E-dopomoga registry, WFP oriented its cash assistance towards parts of the country closest to the frontline and most...
Alignment Options for Humanitarian Cash with the Ukrainian Social Protection System
Cash assistance, and multi-purpose cash assistance (MPCA) specifically, are a vital part of the humanitarian response in Ukraine. Over half of the projects listed in the 2023 Humanitarian Response Plan have a cash transfer or voucher component. By June 2023, approximately 8 million people received...
Cash is King – if you can get it: Mapping the user journeys of cash recipients in Ukraine
Cash as a way of providing assistance plays a crucial role in the Ukraine humanitarian response. As part of a project with the Collaborative Cash Delivery Network (CCD), Ground Truth Solutions is conducting a qualitative study with people who applied for or received cash assistance in Ukraine. The...
Cash is King: Impact of the Ukraine war on illicit financial flows in South Eastern Europe
The primary goal of this report is to assess the major enablers and vulnerabilities of illicit finance in the eight Balkan countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia) after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. More concretely, the study aims to...
Saving Lives and Assets: The value of nexus “Cash” approaches to Anticipatory Action and Social Protection during climate-induced crises
As a follow-on reflection from an inter-agency panel presentation at the ECHO EHF 2023, panelists highlight the importance of drastically changing “gear” to scale up pre-crisis Anticipatory Action investment, leveraging the “nexus” enabler – cash. Humanitarian needs have reached an unprecedented...
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 Based Interventions: Implementation guidelines for light & medium repairs of houses & apartments
Guidelines and Tools
Cash-Based Interventions are a type of market-based intervention that use local markets and services to meet the needs of the people affected by the crisis, in this case, to carry out light and medium repairs to the houses and apartments affected by the conflict. They can be stand-alone or used in...
Multi-Purpose Cash Assistance Targeting Framework
Guidelines and Tools
Multi-Purpose Cash Assistance (MPCA) is currently the preferred response modality to cover basic needs of affected populations across Ukraine. The multi-sectoral response seeks to use MPCA to address the basic humanitarian needs of affected people in a holistic manner, reaching 5 million people in 2022....
Тематичний документ «Зв’язок гуманітарної грошової допомоги із системою соціального захисту в Україні»
Через вісім місяців після початку російського вторгнення ситуація в Україні швидко стає однією з найбільших гуманітарних криз у світі. Станом на 23 липня 2022 року в...
Тематичний документ «Роль організацій громадянського суспільства в Україні»
Через шість місяців після початку російського вторгнення ситуація в Україні швидко стає однією з найбільших гуманітарних криз у світі. Станом на 23 липня 2022 року в...
Multipurpose Cash Assistance in Ukraine: How do DEC member agencies operate the sustainability and shock-responsiveness of multipurpose cash assistance in Ukraine?
The humanitarian response following the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, triggered the fastest and largest scale-up of cash programming in humanitarian history. Humanitarian actors transferred over US$1.2 billion in the form of multipurpose cash assistance (MPCA) to approximately 6...
Monthly factsheet of the Cash for Protection Taskforce (C4PTF) for the Ukraine Response
This Factsheet is produced on a monthly basis for Protection and Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) specialists who are considering, planning for, or already using CVA integrated into protection programming to support protection outcomes for individuals and households inside and outside of Ukraine. Key...
Ukraine: Unlocking a more effective humanitarian response (Webinar recording)
Ukraine has rapidly become one of the world’s largest humanitarian crises as a result of the Russian invasion in February 2022. Millions remain displaced within Ukraine and other countries and many communities have been devastated by the conflict. Cash transfers have been prioritised as the main form...
Ukraine: Unlocking a more effective humanitarian response
Join this webinar with representatives of the Government of Ukraine, local and international organisations and donors to discuss how we can overcome the limitations of the international humanitarian system to deliver more effective assistance in year two of the Ukraine crisis.
Ukraine: Unlocking a more effective humanitarian response (Presentation)
This slide deck was used in the 8 February 2023 webinar organised by CALP, Ground Truth Solutions and Humanitarian Outcomes title: “Ukraine: Unlocking a more effective humanitarian response”. Agenda Brief presentations Key findings from Ground Truth Solutions, Marina Key findings from the Ukraine...