The paper concludes that cash transfers are a cost-effective and cost-efficient modality for meeting community needs, and makes policy recommendations for future cash transfer programming.
Cash in crisis: The case of Zimbabwe’s ‘Cash First’ humanitarian response
Based on the experience of delivering the first large-scale humanitarian cash programme in Zimbabwe, this briefing paper argues that even during a liquidity crisis, cash transfer programming can still be a feasible option, giving people greater freedom and dignity of choice during times of crisis.
- Countries: Zimbabwe, Global
- Published: July 2017