There is a growing recognition in the humanitarian sector that in an emergency, cash transfers and vouchers can be appropriate and effective tools to support people affected by disasters in a way that maintains dignity and choice for beneficiaries while stimulating local economies and markets.
The Cash Learning Partnership aims to improve the quality of emergency cash transfer and voucher programming across the humanitarian sector.
CaLP is currently advertising for two consultants to work on two separate projects:
- The first project is to create a case study about cash coordination in the Typhoon Haiyan response in the Philippines - the deadline is 2nd December, click here to find out more.
- The second project is to develop a training module on e-transfers and operationalizing beneficiary data protection - the deadline is 5th December, click here to find out more.
On this page you will find information, links and resources related to cash transfer programming and the West Africa regional response to the Ebola crisis. The material will be continuously updated. There are also separate pages for Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea containing country specific information.
The CaLP discussion groups (D-groups) are designed for debate, discussion and technical advice about cash transfer programming in emergencies.
There are five different D-groups:
If you are already a D-group member, visit the community website.
If you are not yet a member, click on the link above and follow the instructions to join.
The Cash Atlas is an interactive global mapping tool aiming to visually represent cash transfer programmes at a global level.
By demonstrating the use and utility of cash transfer programmes (CTP) across different sectors and contexts, the Cash Atlas provides a tool that can be used in advocacy to promote consideration and appropriate use of CTP in humanitarian response. It also aims to be a learning tool for organisations willing to share their experiences.
This project has been developed by CaLP and supported by American Red Cross, ECHO and USAID/OFDA.
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