The guidelines are designed to be used following a rapid assessment and to support programmes at any point of the disaster cycle. It, firstly, aims at helping to decide whether a cash programme is an appropriate response. Secondly, if a cash transfer is deemed appropriate, it provides practical, step-by-step guidance about how to design and implement a cash programme.
The guidelines are about cash transfers, who it’s for, how to use it and why use it as a method to reach people who need help. It covers all aspects of the programme cycle, from assessment, design, implementation, to monitoring and evaluation. It divides into three sections:
- Implementing cash programme: provides essential background information for designing and implementing cash transfer programmes
- Guidance sheets: give step-by-step guidance on particular forms of cash transfers such as: unconditional cash transfers, cash transfer for support to livelihoods, voucher transfers, cash-for-work programmes, seed voucher fairs, and cash transfers in social assistance
- Practical tools: tools designed to assist the programme in areas which require specific technical guidance.
Usage: Guidance for project implementation
Audience: Technical staff, Volunteers
You might be interested in these resources:
- Climate Change, DRR and Early Warning Early Action 2013, Bangkok
- Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation National Plan/Programme: Suggested Performance Framework 2010