DFAT and World Bank (2018) Implementing emergency cash transfers: The Philippine experience in response to the 2016/17 disasters

Around the globe, there is an unending cycle of producing innovative policies that are relevant and responsive to today's complex problems of disaster risk reduction and mitigation. A lot of evidence is pointing to the shifting paradigm in responding to...

UNICEF Innocenti (2018) Evidence on Social Protection in Contexts of Fragility and Forced Displacement

Innocenti Research Brief 2018-22 Title: From rigorous evidence to action: key lessons for coordinating research and programming in humanitarian contexts. Rigorous research in humanitarian settings is possible when researchers and programmers work together,...

SHORT VIDEO: Shock Responsive Social Protection in Latin America and the Caribbean

What factors enable social protection systems to be more responsive to shocks? Building on the DFID Global Study , this is the main research question of the Study on Shock-responsive Social Protection in Latin America and the Caribbean, a flagship initiative...

(2018) Bridging Humanitarian Responses and Long-Term Development through Transformative Changes—Some Initial Reflections from the World Bank’s Adaptive Social Protection Program in the Sahel

In the context of increasing climate-related extreme events and other crises, the concept of adaptive social protection (ASP) has been recognized as a potentially effective policy response to reduce the impacts of these shocks and stressors on vulnerable...

Lessons on Providing Cash Transfers to Disaster Victims: A Case Study of UNICEF’s Unconditional Cash Transfer Program for Super Typhoon Yolanda Victims

In response to the effects of super typhoon Yolanda, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) implemented an unconditional cash transfer (UCT) program that provided emergency relief to ten thousand vulnerable families in Tacloban City and neighboring areas...

(2018) Résumé - The State of World´s Cash Report - Les transferts monétaires dans l´aide humanitaire

Les transferts monétaires sont largement reconnus comme l’un des domaines d’innovation majeurs de l’aide humanitaire, en plein essor depuis peu et présentant un potentiel important pour mieux répondre à davantage de besoins. Ce rapport fait le point sur les...

(2018) The State of the World´s Cash Report - Annex of Case Studies

Annex of Case Studies of the first edition of ' The State of the World´s Cash Report' on Cash Transfer Programming in the Humanitarian Aid. This report includes the following case studies: 1. Nepal – scaling up cash transfer programming (CTP) after a rapid...

(2018) The State of the World´s Cash Report: Cash Transfer Programming in the Humanitarian Aid

This report critically analyses the current state of Cash Transfer Programmes (CTPs) in humanitarian aid, and the extent to which commitments have been achieved, in order to provide shared insights that can accelerate progress. The report is structured...