This research focuses on the specific role of social assistance data and broader information systems and capabilities. In particular, it looks at their potential role in identifying beneficiaries and delivering benefits to them in the aftermath of a shock.
From a humanitarian perspective, contributing to inclusive Social protection systems, can (i) increase resilience of poorest households thereby lessening the impacts of shocks and the need for humanitarian assistance, (ii) allow for their scaling-up to respond to shocks and crises more quickly, (
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 protection systems to better prepare, pre
In response to the effects of super typhoon Yolanda, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) implemented an unconditional cash transfer (UCT) program that provided emergency relief to ten thousand vulnerable families in Tacloban City and neighboring areas.