Based on CaLP training materials, the aim of the training is to build basic awareness of the issues associated with cash transfer programmes as well as cover the key principles and conditions required to support the appropriate use of cash and vouchers. The course is currently available in English, but will be translated into other languages soon.
To access the course through CaLP, visit the e-learning platform and click "register" to create a username and password. Then select the course and get started!
To access the course through IFRC, please register on the Learning Platform (www.ifrc.org/learning). Click on the ‘Learn’ button, browse for training, “Disaster Management”, and, then click on the Introduction to Cash Transfer Programming link to launch the course.
Multiple country cash working groups have emerged the past years to encourage the coordination of cash transfers across sectors. Eun Jung Yi, Coordinator of the Bangladesh Cash Working Group, presents some of the key achievements of the group within its first 12 months of existence
Market-based interventions is a hot topic in emergency response. The Logistics Cluster has produced several videos to help to explain the key concepts behind cash, voucher and market assistance.
On June 17 and 18, the Electronic Cash Transfer Learning Action Network (ELAN), Mercy Corps Iraq and the Norwegian Refugee Council hosted a discussion on e-transfers in Iraq and Syria.