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Haiti – Unconditional Cash Transfers: Lessons Learnt
The challenges of responding to the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti were huge and varied, prompting agencies to think and act creatively. Christian Aid’s partners were at the forefront of the humanitarian response, distributing cash to people affected by the disaster two weeks after the earthquake...
Vouchers for Flood Relief in Cotobato City and Sultan Kudarat, ARMM (Mindanao), the Philippines
In response to a rapid-onset emergency, Action Against Hunger / ACF International, with funding from AECID, implemented a cash transfer program in Cotobato City, situated in the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao in the Philippines. The project established a cash voucher program through local...
Transferts monétaires en espèces: Guide pratique des transferts monétaires en situations d’urgence
Guides et outils
Ce mini-guide présente quelques informations pratiques sur les transferts monétaires en espèces dans les situations d’urgence. Le guide comprend les informations suivantes: – Conditions préalables – Description de la méthode de paiement – Avantages et inconvénients – Conseils pratiques –...
Tracking Spending on Cash Transfer Programming in a Humanitarian Context
This briefing paper provides a brief overview of cash transfers by situating them within official development assistance (ODA) analysis. However, the core of this analysis concentrates on tracking cash transfer programme spending in humanitarian aid. For analysis of cash transfer spending in crisis...
Reconnecting Zimbabweans to financial services through cash transfers
During 2008/9 the use of cash based responses to humanitarian crises in Zimbabwe was hindered by the severe economic crisis and hyperinflation the country experienced. However the transfer to a multi-currency system in 2009, based mainly on the US Dollar and South African Rand, enabled aid organisations...
Cash Grants in Upper Sindh Flood Response 2010
This case study and paper summarises Oxfam’s experience with unconditional cash grants to 20,000 households in response to the flooding in Upper Sindh, Pakistan in 2010. It retrospectively documents the Oxfam project, emphasising issues relevant to a wide practitioner audience interested in experience...
Cash Transfer Programme West Sumatra Earthquake Response
A presentation addressing the Cash Transfer Programme of the West Sumatra Earthquake Response. Includes slides on: Project design and post distribution monitoring. Presented by : Puspasari Indra East Asia Regional Technical Coordinator
Cash-Based Safety Nets for Livelihood Support in Northeastern Somalia: A Feasibility Study for Save the Children UK and Horn Relief
This study looks at the need for and feasibility of cash-based safety net programming within the operational areas of Save the Children UK and Horn Relief in Northeastern Somalia. The success of recent emergency cash transfer programs in Somalia permit the question of whether cash-based programs are...
Inter-Agency Impact Assessment of the Cash Transfer Programs in West Sumatra
Following the 2009 earthquake in West Sumatra, cash transfer programming (CTP) has proven successful in delivering a fast and effective recovery response—providing households the opportunity to recover shelter and basic needs for their livelihoods. Success of these CTPs has been supported well by the...
Dowa Emergency Cash Transfer, Malawi
This case study looks at the innovative Concern Worldwide project which provided monthly cash transfers to beneficiary households using smartcards utilising mobile ATMs to deliver the cash. The report examines the choice of programme delivery mechanism, the targeting of beneficiaries, coordination, cost...