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Measuring Cash Transfer Programming – Scoping study – Executive Summary
This is the Executive Summary of the study. The full report can be also be accessed through the library.
Cost-Effectiveness in Humanitarian Work: Cash-Based Programming
There is consensus in the literature that giving people cash in humanitarian contexts provides greater choice and dignity while at the same time stimulating local markets. In comparison to in-kind approaches, cash emerges as more efficient to deliver and – depending on the particularities of a given...
Impacts of Cash on Nutrition outcomes
Following the presentation of the Grand Bargain agreement at the 2016 World Humanitarian Summit, the use of cash transfers has become a key component of humanitarian assistance and humanitarian actors and policy-makers increasingly recognize the need for more evidence-based interventions to support their...
Cash Coordination in Humanitarian Response – NGO Position Paper
Guidelines and Tools
This document presents an NGO position on cash coordination. It has been compiled from consultations with the Collaborative Cash Delivery (CCD) Platform, representing 15 NGO cash actors, and from a VOICE-convened NGO event held in Brussels in March 2018 which included over 30 NGO representatives and a...
Tracking Cash & Voucher Programming Workshop
The Tracking Cash & Voucher Workshop, convened by the CALP Network and DG ECHO, was held on June 6th 2018. The main objectives of the workshop, as defined by the co-leads, were as follows: Provide a forum to identify best practices and understand mutual objectives regarding measuring Cash and Voucher...
The 1.5 Billion People Question : Food, Vouchers, or Cash Transfers?
Most of the people in low and middle-income countries covered by social protection receive assistance in the form of in-kind food. The origin of such support is rooted in countries’ historical pursuit of three interconnected objectives, namely attaining self-sufficiency in food, managing domestic food...
Overview of cash transfers and vouchers in 2018 Humanitarian Response Plans
Cash transfers have moved from the fringe of humanitarian response to the mainstream. This is reflected in the Grand Bargain commitment made by donors and international organisations in 2016 to ‘increase the use and coordination of cash-based programming’ in humanitarian responses. As a result donors,...
Cash Transfer Programming in Armed Conflict: The ICRC’s Experience
Money is the main means of survival for most people around the world. That remains the case in situations of armed conflict, when having cash to buy essential goods can mean the difference between life and death.
The ICRC’s experience shows that cash is an essential tool in humanitarian action in armed...
Shock Responsive Social Protection Systems Research: Synthesis Report
This synthesis report consolidates the evidence and lessons learned from the research, drawing on all the case studies and other outputs, including the literature review as well as policy briefs on systems development and monitoring and evaluation. It highlights the key ways in which social protection...
Cash Week 2018: Event Report
Cash Week 2018 was a series of events aimed at advancing issues, reflecting, and preparing for the future of cash and voucher assistance. The events, which took place in London and online from 15-19 October 2018, were intended to provide opportunities for: Networking and collaboration between the CALP...