WFP and World Bank (2018) Human(itarian) Capital? Lessons on Better Connecting Humanitarian Assistance and Social Protection

Governments in low- and middle-income countries are increasingly investing in social protection, and also address many of their own people's 'humanitarian' needs themselves. For their international partners, who may have an important role in filling gaps when...

(Maunder et al, 2018) Evaluation of the DG ECHO funded Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) in Turkey

The evaluation was commissioned by the WFP Turkey Country Office and covers the world's largest humanitarian cash transfer - the Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) in Turkey, funded by the Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid...

UNICEF (2018) Resilience, humanitarian assistance and social protection for children in Europe and Central Asia

This brief discusses the relationship between resilience, preparedness, humanitarian assistance and social protection for children in the Europe and Central Asia region. Its objective is to provide ideas and suggestions for UNICEF’s work to support social...

HelpAge and ODI (2018) Older people in displacement: falling through the cracks of emergency responses

As part of HelpAge International’s project on advancing the rights and protection of conflict-affected older South Sudanese migrants in Ethiopia, Uganda and South Sudan, HelpAge commissioned the Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) to conduct a study on older...

World Bank (2018) Delivering social protection in the midst of conflict and crisis: The case of Yemen

Despite a situation of an active violent conflict, the Yemen Emergency Crisis Response Project continues to deliver services and cash to the poor and vulnerable nationwide. This paper captures lessons learned from this innovative and pioneering project,which...

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...