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Policy on Cash-Based Interventions

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UNHCR’s Policy on Cash-Based Interventions (CBIs) is introduced herewith to expand and systematise the use of CBIs as a modality of assistance and service delivery across the organization and its operations worldwide. The Policy reconfirms UNHCR’s commitment to the increased use of CBIs and sets out...

2016

A Review of UNICEF’s Role in Cash Transfers to Emergency Affected Populations

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This paper is part of an ongoing process exploring UNICEF’s engagement with cash-based responses in emergencies. The main aim of the paper is to stimulate discussion on the potential role of cash transfers within UNICEF’s response to emergencies.

20 April 2015

Cash Transfers for Livelihoods in Eastern Sri Lanka

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This case study looks at the British Red Cross’ intervention in Eastern Sri Lanka, following the Tsunami, whereby resettled households were provided with the cash equivalent of a food ration in order to bridge the gap before the next harvest and resumption of livelihood activities. The paper discusses...

2011

Reconstruyendo Mejor: Rehabilitación de la industria de la canela afectada por el Tsunami en el sur de Sri Lanka

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Este estudio de caso analiza la intervención de la Cruz Roja Española en Sri Lanka después del tsunami que el fin de apoyar los pequeños productores de canela, cuyos campos habían sido destruidas por el tsunami, para recuperar y mejorar su producción de canela como una manera de restaurar su medios...

2011

Growing Back Better: Rehabilitation of Tsunami Affected Cinnamon Industry in Southern Sri Lanka

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This case study looks at the Spanish Red Cross’ intervention in post Tsunami Sri Lanka which aimed at supporting smallholder cinnamon growers, whose fields had been destroyed by the Tsunami, to recover and improve their cinnamon production as a way to restore their means of living. Cash grants were...

2011

Construyendo Comunidades: Apoyo integral a las familias realojadas y sus comunidades de acojida: vivienda, apoyo para mejorar los medios de vida y proyectos comunitarios

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Este estudio de caso analiza el programa de la Cruz Roja Española de reconstrucción de viviendas que tuvo lugar entre 2007-09 en Sri Lanka, tras el devastador tsunami. Además de albergar esta intervención tuvo dos enfoques principales: subvenciones a nivel de hogar para volver a iniciar, apoyar el...

2011

Building Communities: A holistic approach to relocation and livelihoods: housing, cash grants, and community projects

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This case study looks at the Spanish Red Cross’ housing reconstruction programme which took place between 2007-09 in Sri Lanka, following the devastating Tsunami. In addition to housing this intervention had two main approaches: household level grants for re-starting, supporting the strengthening or...

2011

Learning from cash responses to the tsunami: Issue Paper 1: Analysing Markets

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This is the first of six issue papers which form part of a project to document learning around cash based responses to the Indian Ocean tsunami. The project was funded by the British Red Cross, Save the Children UK, Oxfam GB, Mercy Corps and Concern Worldwide. This 5-page Issue Paper explores the broad...

2011

Learning from cash responses to the tsunami: Issue Paper 2: Disbursement Mechanisms

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This is the second of six issue papers which form part of a project to document learning around cash based responses to the Indian Ocean tsunami. The project was funded by the British Red Cross, Save the Children UK, Oxfam GB, Mercy Corps and Concern Worldwide. This 5-page Issue Paper examines the...

2011

Learning from cash responses to the tsunami: Issue Paper 3: Setting the Value

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This is the third of six issue papers which form part of a project to document learning around cash based responses to the Indian Ocean tsunami. The project was funded by the British Red Cross, Save the Children UK, Oxfam GB, Mercy Corps and Concern Worldwide. A key question in the design of cash transfer...

2011