Africa

Learn more about the cash programmes and work within the African region, carried out by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Search different resources including case studies, photos, articles and evaluations below.

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10 Dec 2019

Type: Video

Organisation: British Red Cross

Short interview with the Secretary General of the Niger Red Cross, who explains the work of the National Society in relation to cash preparedness and cash programming in the context of the challenges faced in Niger.

  • National society cash readiness
  • Africa
  • Cash in emergencies

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10 Dec 2019

Type: Video

Organisation: British Red Cross

Short video showing the versatile impact of cash distribution in Niger through the voice of people who receive cash grants to meet their food needs, and staff involved in the operation.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa
  • National society cash readiness

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11 Jun 2019

Type: Case study

Organisation: ICRC

This case study report elaborates on the details, outcomes, successes, difficulties and recommendations from an ICRC/BRCS Cash for Livelihoods project since 2015.

  • Cash in conflict
  • Africa
  • Americas

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01 May 2019

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC, ICRC

This case study is one of six, documenting evidence on the impact of and lessons from cash preparedness support programmes by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in Malawi between 2015 and 2017.

  • National society cash readiness
  • Africa
  • Cash in emergencies

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01 May 2019

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC, ICRC

This case study is one of six, documenting evidence on the impact of and lessons from cash preparedness support programmes by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in Kenya between 2015 and 2017.

  • Africa
  • National society cash readiness
  • Cash in emergencies

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11 Apr 2019

Type: Learning

Organisation: IFRC, UNICEF, UK Aid

In April 2019, a 1.5-day workshop was organised in Geneva under the auspices of the Grand Bargain cash workstream, to discuss the linkages between humanitarian cash and social protection. The event brought together experts from both humanitarian and social protection sectors.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa
  • Americas

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