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Delivering Cash Through Traders – A Quick Delivery Guide (booklet)
Guidelines and Tools
A Quick Delivery Guide to delivering money through local traders. Prepared as a practical tool, this guide provides a brief synthesis of the necessary preconditions and advantages and disadvantages of using cheques. It also provides practical implementation tips. This version of the Quick Delivery...
Cash Grants Aid Recovery in the Bahamas after Tropical Storm Noel
This case study of the first ever Bahamas Red Cross unconditional cash grant programme looks at the decision-making process behind the programme, and planning and implementation stages. Support from the American Red Cross is highlighted, lessons learnt are identified and a personal story is provided.
Watan Card Project – Pakistan National Disaster Relief Program
Presentation to the CALP Network 4th Global Learning Event (Bangkok, February 2011) from the National Disaster Management Authority of the Government of Pakistan. The presentation reviews the WATAN card cash transfer programme implemented by the Government to transfer money to flood affected people. The...
Cash Delivery Service Providers in Zimbabwe
Over the past few years Zimbabwe has witnessed a significant increase in the use of cash transfers within policies and programs providing humanitarian aid. This has resulted is an increasing desire on the part of humanitarian agencies to partner with private sector financial service providers in the...
Learning from Cash Responses to the Tsunami: Case Studies
These case studies form part of a project to document learning around cash based responses to the Indian Ocean tsunami. The project was funded by the British Red Cross, Save the Children UK, Oxfam GB, Mercy Corps and Concern Worldwide.
Niger: Unconditional cash transfers in Tanout
This case study documents the one time unconditional cash transfer programme carried out by the British Red Cross, for households vulnerable to food insecurity, as part of its overall emergency and recovery project following the 2004/5 Food crisis in Niger. It details the context, situational analysis,...
Key Challenges and Lessons Learned in Interagency Cash Coordination in Pakistan
A presentation from the CALP Network’s former focal point Loreto Palmaera on ‘Key Challenges and Lessons Learned in Interagency Cash Coordination in Pakistan’
Helpdesk Research Report: Financing and Cost-effectiveness of Cash Transfer Schemes
Query: What does the evidence base on the costing, financing and cost effectiveness of cash transfer schemes tell us? Cash transfers are a form of social assistance in which money or cash-like instruments (e.g. vouchers) are distributed to vulnerable individuals or households. They can vary in targeting...
The Haiti Earthquake: An Urban Solution
This case study looks at the Oxfam economic and livelihood recovery programme following the devastating earthquake in early 2010. A range of cash transfer programming was implemented after a detailed assessment was carried out. The report goes through the assessment stages, details the programme...
Integrated Community Based Response for Vulnerable Conflict and Flood Affected Population of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Pakistan
A presentation discussing objectives, modalities, target beneficiaries and best practices of integrated community-based response for vulnerable conflict and flood-affected population of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Pakistan.