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CVA and COVID-19

Credit: Columbia University in the City of New York

We hope that you are all staying well in these uncertain times. As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, it seems every community will be touched in some way – whether directly by the virus or by the economic and other impacts it is having.

There has been a significant amount of discussion across the CaLP network on what the pandemic means for the use of CVA and for the operations of CaLP members.

Guidance and resources

  • Collection of resources (full list to consult), learning and questions here, thank you for continuing to share!
  • Other useful resources and links here below.

 

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Main image credit: Columbia University in the City of New York

Latest

SPACE Guidance for Framing Case Studies on Social Protection Responses to COVID-19

Guidelines and Tools

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the important role of social protection approaches in response to large covariate shocks. There is a lot to be learned from countries’ collective experience, including documenting what has happened to date and what this implies for the future. Even before more...

19 October 2020

SPACE Linking Humanitarian & Social Protection Information Systems in the COVID-19 Response And Beyond

Guidelines and Tools

This note provides a background briefing and five key questions for humanitarian programme staff to consider when making decisions regarding the use of their Information Systems in COVID-19 responses, and beyond. It focuses in particular on contexts of transition from humanitarian to longer-term,...

19 October 2020

World Vision Ethiopia Staple Food Market Assessment Report (Cash and Voucher Program Implementation)

Report

The assessment is conducted to help the design of the Cash and Voucher Program in Addis Ababa in the selected two sub-cities for the response to COVID-19 pandemic affected group of peoples.

10 October 2020

Understanding the Impacts of COVID-19 in Nigeria Using The Household Economy Analysis Framework

Report

Analysis of impact of COVID-19 on household food and income sources.

1 October 2020

Understanding the Impacts of COVID-19 in Mauritania Using the Household Economy Analysis Framework

Report

Analysis of Impacts of COVID-19 on household income and food security.

1 October 2020

Haiti Country Mapping: Large-Scale Cash Transfers for COVID-19

Report

As COVID-19 impacts on health, livelihoods, and well-being of all people around the world, the UN Under Secretary General – Emergency Relief Coordinator called on international community for a recovery package of USD90 Bn necessary to support 700 million extremely vulnerable people around the world. In...

30 September 2020

SPACE The Potential Role of Economic Inclusion Programmes to Respond to Those Affected by COVID-19

Guidelines and Tools

COVID-19 is accentuating the risks facing an increasing number of poor and vulnerable individuals and households in a myriad of ways. As the effects of the crisis evolve, many actors are considering whether and how to complement social assistance measures with additional inputs, components and linkages...

30 September 2020

SPACE Social Protection in the COVID-19 Recovery: Opportunities and Challenges

Guidelines and Tools

This paper analyses the potential contribution of social protection in supporting poor and vulnerable populations over the medium term – defined loosely as the period from the present until end 2022. The decade prior to COVID-19 witnessed an increasing global focus on social protection, a phenomenon...

30 September 2020

SPACE Programming Options: ‘Cash Plus’ Approaches in the Response to COVID-19

Guidelines and Tools

It is important to consider interventions that go beyond transferring cash or vouchers and to consider a range of complementary interventions that can be implemented alongside cash transfers. This not only provides the opportunity to maximise the benefits of the cash itself but enables a more...

30 September 2020

SPACE Value for Money of Social Protection and Humanitarian Cash Transfers in the Context of COVID-19

Guidelines and Tools

Social protection and humanitarian cash responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have emerged globally within the last few months, with more responses to come as the early phases of lockdowns have in many places been replaced with the beginnings of L-shaped recessions and on-going extreme economic hardship for...

30 September 2020