cash programming

Counting cash: Tracking humanitarian expenditure on cash-based programming

Humanitarian

View the full report here Assistance provided as cash or vouchers to people affected by humanitarian crises can offer greater choice and empowerment compared with assistance provided as goods in kind. At the World Humanitarian Summit in May 2016, many of the world’s largest humanitarian donors and agencies made a set of commitments, as part […]


Counting cash in humanitarian contexts

Humanitarian

There is growing evidence of the efficiency and effectiveness of cash-based programming in humanitarian assistance, and at the World Humanitarian Summit in May 2016, many of the world’s largest humanitarian donors and agencies made a set of commitments as part of a ‘Grand Bargain’. This included an agreement to increase the use and coordination of […]


Tracking spending on cash transfer programming

Humanitarian

In this latest briefing paper we attempt to track spending on cash transfer programming in humanitarian emergencies. Our findings show that between 2006 and 2011 a total of US$554.0 million was spent in this context, the majority of which, US$390.4 million, was spent on cash for work. The largest donors in this period were the […]