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World Bank 2018 - The Emergence of Adaptive Social Protection

The State of Social Safety Nets 2018 aims to compile, analyze, and disseminate data and developments at the forefront of the social safety net (SSN)/social assistance (SA) agenda. This edition is distinctive, in that for the first time it describes what happens with SSN/SA program spending and...
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Social protection in Somalia: New article on Capacity4dev

Hello everyone, We've just published a new article on Capacity4dev's homepage featuring interviews with the Somali government, international experts and staff from humanitarian and development organisations, including ECHO, Unicef, FAO and USAID, on how to build social protection mechanisms in a...
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SPaN (2019) Case Study: Mauritania

The production of this case study was funded by the European Commission’s Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO) and implemented by WFP. This country case study was drafted by Gabrielle Smith, independent consultant. WFP is indebted to the efforts of WFP and...
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Guidance Package Phase 1 Study Report - Shaping social protection as an effective short and long-term response to multivariate shocks, protracted crises and displacement

During the first phase of the assignment, the core team focused on: collecting relevant materials, policies, guidance, tools and instruments developed by the EC and other international actors; consulting with other actors and exploring options for strategic collaborations; providing an initial...
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(2019) Study on Shock Responsive Social Protection in Latin America and the Caribbean: Summary of key findings and policy recommendations

This study discusses evidence to inform practice for improved emergency preparedness and response in LAC, linked to more flexible national social protection systems. The focus is on national social protection systems, although some findings also apply to civil protection actors and international...
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PIDS (2018) Lessons on Providing Cash Transfers to Disaster Victims: A Case Study of UNICEF’s Unconditional Cash Transfer Program for Super Typhoon Yolanda Victims

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. This paper describes and assesses the...
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Operationalising social protection in Malawi

In the following interview Ralf Radermacher, Head of Sector Social Protection at giz: Brings attention to improving multi-stakeholder coordination, and; Draws on lessons learnt from supporting the Malawian Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development to harmonise instruments of the...
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THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF ADAPTIVE/SHOCK-RESPONSIVE SOCIAL PROTECTION – INTEGRATING SOCIAL PROTECTION INTO DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT

31 May
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Barbados
Organised by World Food Programme; World Bank
This learning event is being hosted as part of the Understanding Risk Caribbean Conference (27-31 May | Barbados) >> Link The Nuts & Bolts of Adaptive/Shock-Responsive Social Protection - Integrating Social Protection into Disaster Risk Management Organization: World Food Programme and...
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