Community of Practice

MENA Cash Community of Practice (CoP)

Welcome to the Middle East and North Africa Community of Practice page. This space will provide an overview of CVA activities in the region and relevant resources.

To access all resources for the MENA region, click here

This section is an online hub for the MENA Cash Community of Practice (CoP); featuring key learnings, guidance and latest resources related to CVA activities in the region. Below you will find more resources including the minutes of the CoP monthly meetings, the Regional CVA Roadmap, the materials developed by the MENA Cash Centre of Excellence and their programmes, and case studies and learning produced by National Societies in the region.

MENA Regional Cash Roadmap: 2022/23 | Recommended CVA trainings list


CALL FOR ENROLMENT: MENA CVA MENTORING PROGRAMME

Join the MENA Cash Centre of Excellence’s Mentoring Programme to advance your skills in delivering cash and voucher assistance (CVA) effectively in humanitarian crises.

The programme, run in collaboration with the Cash Hub’s Cash School, will pair practitioners with experienced mentors for a 6-month tailored learning journey in a specific area of CVA. With a focus on quality, empowerment and professional encouragement, mentors will provide advice, guidance and remote technical support.

Start your journey to becoming a more confident and competent CVA practitioner today!

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to ccoe.mena@ifrc.org

Check out the resources below for more information;


Syria earthquake response: Find the latest resources

3 July 2023

SARC Post Distribution Monitoring Survey

Post Distribution Monitoring (PDM) Survey conducted by SARC in the February 2023 post-earthquake response

3 July 2023

SARC Multisectoral Market Assessment

This document outlines the purpose and process of the rapid market assessment conducted by SARC in the February…

3 July 2023

SARC CVA Earthquake Intervention Plan 2023

This document outlines procedures and steps needed to implement the cash and voucher interventions in relation to the…

3 July 2023

SARC CVA Earthquake Intervention Plan 2023

Type:

Guidance

Organization:

Syrian Arab Red Crescent

This document outlines procedures and steps needed to implement the cash and voucher interventions in relation to the Syrian Earthquake, including roles and responsibilities of departments and units within the…

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Middle-East / North Africa

6 May 2023

MENA CCoE: Peer-to-Peer exchange briefing note

Type:

Report

Organization:

Cash Centre of Excellence

An overview of the Peer-To-Peer exchange program conducted with National societies in the MENA region

  • Middle-East / North Africa

13 April 2023

Nouria and Nima’s story: Cash assistance in Amran, Yemen

Type:

Case study

Organization:

British Red Cross, Danish Red Cross, ICRC, Yemen Red Crescent

This story highlights the experience of Nouria and Nima and how the cash assistance pilot programme in Amran, Yemen empowered each family to provide for their needs, help their children,…

  • Cash and shelter
  • Cash in conflict
  • Middle-East / North Africa

13 April 2023

Mohammed’s story: Cash assistance in Amran, Yemen

Type:

Case study

Organization:

British Red Cross, Danish Red Cross, ICRC

This story highlights the experience of Mohammed and his family; how the cash assistance pilot programme in Amran, Yemen enabled him to fulfil his family’s needs such food, rent, paying…

  • Cash and shelter
  • Cash in conflict
  • Middle-East / North Africa

10 April 2023

Transaction analyses of KIZILAYKART beneficiaries in the Earthquake Zone

Type:

Report

Organization:

Turkish Red Crescent (Türk Kızılay)

This report has been compiled using transactional data of KIZILAYKART beneficiaries in the earthquake-affected area. The analyses have been conducted by duly considering the bank reports related to the pre-…

  • Europe
  • Middle-East / North Africa
  • Shock-responsive programming – Cash in Turkey

4 November 2022

Regional Roadmap for Cash and Voucher Assistance: Middle East and North Africa

Type:

Learning

Organization:

IFRC

This Roadmap establishes key priorities and targets for 2022-2023 in Cash and Voucher Assistance programming identified by the National Societies.

  • Middle-East / North Africa

In partnership with:

British Red Cross