COVID-19 Series: Support for an emergency cash transfer in Bangladesh in response to COVID-19

COVID-19 Series: Support for an emergency cash transfer in Bangladesh in response to COVID-19

This report aims to provide preliminary practical ideas and suggestions for DFID-Bangladesh to consider as it engages with the Government of Bangladesh in rolling out an emergency cash transfer in response to COVID-19. The Government of Bangladesh is developing and building on the country’s social protection system through the introduction of the emergency cash transfer in the face of COVID-19. The intention is to support the informal economy in urban areas as well as to better equip the system to respond to future shocks. This report pro4=vides suggestions on the considerations of eligibility, identification and registration, payments and delivery, and data management.