Cash for Work Pilot Programme 2013-2014 – Fiji and Solomon Islands Experience

Cash for Work programs are essentially Social Protection Programmes, whereby the most disaster affected communities are able to quickly earn cash under ‘decent work’ conditions to enable them to get back on their feet, in return for participating in disaster clean up and restoration activities. They are usually of limited duration and fi ll the need for local communities while longer term rehabilitation measures are put in place and resumption of employment is possible.  The purpose of this report is to document two cash for work programmes organized by ILO if Fiji and Solomon Islands from 2013 to 2014.