Social protection

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Social protection systems and programmes can strengthen the resilience of the most vulnerable to disasters and climate shock.

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2022
This brief explains how the World Food Programme is integrating anticipatory action and social protection.
World Food Programme
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2022
The objective of the brief is to provide the Nepalese government, humanitarian and development agencies, and other relevant stakeholders in the country with practical options to strengthen the social protection system to be more adaptive.
Red Cross / Red Crescent Climate Centre
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2021
This paper tries to analyse the efficiency and effectiveness of the various social protection delivery mechanisms concerning climate resilience, and how well social protection finance meets climate resilience and sustainable development outcomes.
International Institute for Environment and Development
2021

This paper aims to promote learning emerging from the early policy response to the Covid-19 crisis on social protection crisis response effectiveness and on opportunities and risks for longer-term social protection strengthening. It centres on the

Overseas Development Institute
2021

The authors studied the climate-sensitive socia protection (SP) programmes and policies that incorporate extreme temperature events from three high-income countries: the United States of America, the United Kingdom and France. Through case studies and key

Red Cross / Red Crescent Climate Centre
2021

This policy brief is the first of a series comprising ESCAP’s inputs to the implementation of the Strengthening Resilience of Pacific Islands through Universal Social Protection Project. The aim of this series is to inform ongoing efforts in the Pacific

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
2020
Social protection cash transfer programs are increasingly being used to respond to covariate shocks, including most recently and prominently in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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In Senegal, the authorities proactively prepared an "adaptive" system to support households affected by the floods that hit more than 100,000 people in September.
World Bank, the
2020

This toolkit was conceived for the use of two groups of World Bank Group (WBG) staff and consultants. The primary target users consist of social protection and labor (SPL) specialists who help WBG client countries to strengthen the natural-disaster

World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the
2020

Japan has long suffered from intermittent but devastating natural disasters. Over the years, the country has developed a comprehensive disaster risk management (DRM) system to ensure that disaster response and recovery are as effective and efficient as

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