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…

6 April 2022

Global Cash Forum Report

Type:

Report

Organization:

British Red Cross, Cash Hub, ICRC, IFRC, Turkish Red Crescent (Türk Kızılay)

The Global Cash Forum, co-hosted by the Cash Hub and Turkish Red Crescent, was a virtual event involving a series of five Regional Sessions: Asia Pacific, Middle East and North…

  • Africa
  • America
  • Asia-Pacific
  • cash

19 June 2021

Intersectoral Vulnerability Study: the Vulnerability Conditions of Refugees in Turkey

Type:

Research

Organization:

IFRC, Turkish Red Crescent

The Intersectoral Vulnerability Study assesses the severity of humanitarian conditions of the refugee population in Turkey, building on a tailored analytical framework, a representative sample at regional and group level and the latest methodological developments in intersectoral analysis.

  • Europe
  • Middle-East / North Africa
  • Vulnerability and targeting – Cash in Turkey

30 April 2021

Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) – monthly report March 2021 (Issue n.12)

Type:

Infographic

Organization:

Turkish Red Crescent (Türk Kızılay)

Short overview of programmatic highlights and achievements from March 2021, as well as information on the use of cash and recipients in Turkey where the ESSN programme has been supporting about 1.8 million refugees a month.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Europe
  • Middle-East / North Africa

8 February 2021

Guidance for Mainstreaming Cash and Voucher Assistance Cash Preparedness for Effective Response – Chapter 1: CVAP Areas

Type:

Tool

Organization:

RCRCM

This guidance is intended for NSs at the country level, but can also be used by other components of the Movement. The document includes suggestions on what actions or domains are required under each of the five key CVAP Areas. A separate chapter has been written with adaptations for ICRC delegations investing in CVAP (see “Chapter 2 – ICRC CVAP Guidance”).

  • Africa
  • America
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash in conflict

16 December 2020

Analysis of the small-scale fisheries market system in Aden: rich fisheries, poor fishing communities, Yemen – Economic Security Programme

Type:

Tool

Organization:

ICRC

This document reports on main findings related to the small-scale fisheries market analysis in Aden, and gives strategic recommendations to the ICRC delegation in Yemen.

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

11 June 2019

Cash for Livelihoods in Prevention and Response to Sexual Violence

Type:

Case study

Organization:

ICRC

This case study report elaborates on the details, outcomes, successes, difficulties and recommendations from an ICRC/BRCS Cash for Livelihoods project since 2015.

  • Africa
  • America
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash and livelihoods

In partnership with:

British Red Cross