Impact and effectiveness of cash assistance – Cash in Türkiye

Our goal is to positively change the situation of people affected by crisis or displacement. For this reason, we are constantly monitoring and evaluating our activities to ensure that they result in the desired impact. This section focuses on the effectiveness and impact of humanitarian cash assistance programmes, including findings from these processes, best practices and lessons learned.

17 November 2022

Linkages between humanitarian cash assistance and social protection: Lessons learnt from the Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) in Türkiye

Type:

Learning

Organization:

IFRC, Turkish Red Crescent (Türk Kızılay)

This report summarises key lessons learnt from the Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) programme in Türkiye, focusing on the linkages the programme makes between government’s social protection and Movement humanitarian cash assistance.

  • Cash and social protection
  • Community, engagement and accountability – Cash in Turkey
  • Impact and effectiveness of cash assistance – Cash in Turkey
  • Livelihoods and social cohesion – Cash in Turkey

17 November 2022

Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN): Social assistance for refugees in Türkiye

Type:

Learning

Organization:

IFRC, Turkish Red Crescent (Türk Kızılay)

This fact sheet provides an overview on the implementation of the Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) programme for social assistance to refugees in Türkiye since its inception

  • Community, engagement and accountability – Cash in Turkey
  • Impact and effectiveness of cash assistance – Cash in Turkey
  • Vulnerability and targeting – Cash in Turkey

13 April 2022

Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) Satisfaction and Feedback Survey Results Report

Type:

Report

Organization:

Turkish Red Crescent (Türk Kızılay), Turkish Red Crescent Society

The ESSN Satisfaction and Feedback Survey conducted in April 2021 to understand the level of satisfaction among applicants with various stages and components of the ESSN programme.

  • Impact and effectiveness of cash assistance – Cash in Turkey

1 October 2021

ESSN Post Distribution Monitoring 11

Type:

post distribution monitoring

Organization:

IFRC, Turkish Red Crescent (Türk Kızılay)

The study showed that non-recipient households were better in terms of having higher income and lower in LSCI and RCSI scores than PDM 10 compared with ESSN recipient households, who relied on coping strategies more than before. The Food Consumption Score also deteriorated more for ESSN recipients more than non-recipients, even though the level of expenditure on food was higher.

  • Community, engagement and accountability – Cash in Turkey
  • Data management – Cash in Turkey
  • Impact and effectiveness of cash assistance – Cash in Turkey
  • Livelihoods and social cohesion – Cash in Turkey

15 August 2021

Impact of Covid-19 on the daily life of refugees in Turkey: a remote Focus Group Discussion report

Type:

Report

Organization:

IFRC, Turkish Red Crescent (Türk Kızılay)

With the aim of understanding the overall impact of COVID-19 on the ESSN applicants’ lives, this report explores the changing trends in people’s employment, income and livelihoods as well as their social relations and coping strategies as a result of the implications born of the pandemic.

  • Impact and effectiveness of cash assistance – Cash in Turkey

18 July 2021

Adaptation of Operational Activities to Humanitarian Crises: COVID-19 Pandemic

Type:

Learning

Organization:

Turkish Red Crescent (Türk Kızılay)

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Turkish Red Crescent’s (TRC) Kızılaykart Cash Based Assistance Programmes were maintained and adapted to the preventive measures across the country. This study provides information about the adaptation of operational activities due to humanitarian crises and cyclical developments, changing priorities, and experiences gained.

  • Impact and effectiveness of cash assistance – Cash in Turkey
  • Shock-responsive programming – Cash in Turkey