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