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13 Sep 2012 description

This discussion paper examines the links between cash transfers and the positive and negative outcomes for children – in particular, the role cash transfers have played in protecting children from abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence. It aims to identify ways in which cash transfer activities could be designed to support the protection of children affected by emergencies.

29 Jun 2012 description

Based principally on three cases studies (Pakistan, Haiti, and the Horn of Africa), the objective of this comparative study is to draw on lessons learnt for better coordination of cash transfer programmes (CTP) in future emergencies.

This study has been commissioned by the CaLP and conducted by Groupe URD.

It comes to the following conclusions:

08 May 2012 description

See a video documenting the response here.

Catastrophic floods affected 20 million people across Pakistan in 2010. ACF International with the financial support of the European Community Humanitarian Office (ECHO) launched a large scale cash transfer program in Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunwa Provinces to increase food security and restore minimum livelihoods, complemented by nutrition and WaSH activities. Program activities addressed post emergency humanitarian needs in four districts assisting a total of 111,600 people.

29 Feb 2012 description

This discussion paper examines the links between cash transfers and the positive and negative outcomes for children, in particular the role cash transfers have played in protecting children from harm, exploitation, abuse and violence. The objective of this paper is to identify ways in which cash transfer activities could support the protection of children affected by emergencies.