This study focuses on the experiences of using emergency cash transfers following Typhoon Haiyan
This is one of 6 case studies that form the core of the research team’s analysis of the features of a social protection system that facilitate its use in response to shocks, and of the ways in which social protection, humanitarian assistance and disaster risk management systems can best work together for a more effective response.
This is the full case study report for the Philippines. It focuses on the experiences of using emergency cash transfers following Typhoon Haiyan and considers the wider social protection system, developments since Haiyan and possibilities for shock-responsive social protection
There is also a short briefing note summarising this case study on the Philippines.
These are outputs from the Shock Responsive Social Protection Systems Research Project. 2 of the 6 case studies have been published: Pakistan and Philippines. The other 4 forthcoming studies will cover Mozambique, Sahel, Lesotho and Mali.
Smith, G., Scott, Z., Luna, E. and Lone, T. (2017). Shock-Responsive Social Protection Systems Research. Case study: Post-Haiyan cash transfers in the Philippines. Oxford Policy Management, Oxford, UK
Smith, G. and Barca, V. (2017) Building on social protection systems for effective disaster response: the Philippines experience. Policy brief. Oxford Policy Management, Oxford, UK