For humanitarian response, a cash-based payment consensus

A fundamental shift in the way humanitarian aid is delivered is underway. Still in early stages, the push toward cash or digital payments in response to disasters or refugee crises could alter the landscape permanently. Devex takes a look at where things stand and the barriers to change.

About the author

  • Adva Saldinger

    Adva Saldinger is an Associate Editor at Devex, where she covers the intersection of business and international development, as well as U.S. foreign aid policy. From partnerships to trade and social entrepreneurship to impact investing, Adva explores the role the private sector and private capital play in development. A journalist with more than 10 years of experience, she has worked at several newspapers in the U.S. and lived in both Ghana and South Africa.