As the movement for cash transfer programming advances, how can we ensure that people with disabilities are not left behind in cash transfer programming for emergencies?

by Marie Leduc, Ricardo Pla Cordero, Pierre Mercier et al.
Handicap International, Cash Learning Partnership, December 2016

6 pp. 841 kB
http://www.cashlearning.org/downloads/cash-disability-calp-hi.pdf

It is estimated that 15% of the world’s population has a disability and evidence has shown that those with a disability are likely to be disproportionately affected when a crisis hits. It is important to ask how and where cash transfer programming fits into this picture. This article comprises a light review of the relevant literature, aiming principally to bring attention to this question: As the movement for cash transfer programming advances, how can we ensure that people with disabilities are not left behind in cash transfer programming for emergencies?

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