The objective of this review is to synthesise and identify gaps in the
existing evidence base related to cash-based approaches in humanitarian
emergencies. The review will inform international donors, implementing
agencies and governments about cash interventions for populations
affected by sudden onset or protracted emergencies. The review aims to
serve as a reference for humanitarian decisions makers and to support
evidence-based approaches to cash interventions in emergencies. The
specific objectives of the review are to:
- Evaluate effectiveness and efficiency of different cash-based
approaches on individual/household and sector-specific outcomes as
well as cross-cutting objectives such as dignity and resilience.
- Assess the effectiveness and efficiency of different delivery channels
to understand the conditions that determine the appropriateness and
success of different cash-based approaches in different emergency
Doocy, S.; Tappis, H. Protocol - The Effectiveness and Efficiency of Cash-based Approaches in Protracted and Sudden Onset Emergencies: A Systematic Review. Campbell Collaboration, Oslo, Norway (2014) 8 pp.