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CVA and COVID-19: resources, guidance, events and questions

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.

 

Upcoming events:

 

 

 

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

Latest

SPACE Guidance Note on Rapid Expansion of Social Protection Caseloads

Guidelines and Tools

Countries across the globe are using or adapting social protection and humanitarian cash assistance to respond to a range of immediate and medium-term impacts of COVID-19. Getting assistance to those who need it quickly is helping to safeguard the well-being of individuals and families – enabling them...

1 May 2020

Public health and social measures for Covid19 prepardness and response in low capcity and humanitarian context

Guidelines and Tools

May 2020

SPACE Informal Workers and Social Protection

Guidelines and Tools

The Informal Workers and Social Protection background note outlines the options for providing social protection to informal workers, with a particular focus on the implications for COVID-19 response and urban settings. In order to do so, it provides information on the impacts of COVID-19 on earnings and...

1 May 2020

SPACE Understanding the Economic Impacts of COVID-19 in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Who, Where, How, and When?

Guidelines and Tools

Social protection is recognised as an essential mechanism to reach those who are in urgent need because of the COVID-19 crisis, and efforts are under way to scale up systems, so they can be ‘shock responsive’. What is needed next, however, is a much more disaggregated view, based on an understanding...

1 May 2020

COVID-19: A chance to empower citizens through social protection

Report

Billions of US$ are now being distributed to citizens by governments to stave off deteriorating economic impact and rising poverty from COVID-19. The unprecedented pandemic demands an unprecedented government response. More than 126 countries have already introduced or adapted social protection or labour...

1 May 2020

SPACE Strategy Decision Matrix

Guidelines and Tools

This strategy decision matrix was developed alongside others – most importantly the delivery system decision matrix – as a technical tool used to structure an independent and unbiased analysis of COVID-19 response options. It does not necessarily represent DFID or GIZ own views or policies. The...

1 May 2020

SPACE Evaluation Delivery System Matrix

Guidelines and Tools

This Strategy Decision Matrix was developed alongside others, as a technical tool used to structure an independent and unbiased analysis of COVID-19 response options. It does not necessarily represent DFID or GIZ own views or policies. The purpose of the Evaluating Delivery Systems Matrix is to help you...

1 May 2020

CVA and COVID19 TipSheet

Guidelines and Tools

While the Gaza Strip has not experienced a violent outbreak of COVID19 cases, secondary and indirect effects of the measures necessary to prevent the spread of the virus have impacted the regular humanitarian work implemented in the area.
This note aims at collecting learning, practices and initiatives...

30 April 2020

Humanitarian Impact of Covid19 in West and Central Africa

Policy paper

Produced by the Regional Inter Sector Coordination Group for Humanitarian Affairs in West and Central Africa (R-ISCG), this document summarizes the main impacts of COVID-19 on the population of the region and on ongoing humanitarian operations. The R-ISCG also wishes to put forward some key...

29 April 2020

COVID-19: Safe distribution of food, cash and non-food items

Guidelines and Tools

This guide discusses how to adapt and run food, cash and non-food item (NFI) distribution sites in the context of Covid-19.

29 April 2020