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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27 Feb 2020

Type: Video

Organisation: Kenya Red Cross, ICHA

Short video offering an overview (2'21") of the implementation of a shelter recovery programme using a mixed approach including community participation, cash and voucher assistance, and innovative technology (RedRose) to respond to floods in Kenya in 2018.

  • Cash technology
  • Africa
  • Cash in emergencies

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27 Feb 2020

Type: Video

Organisation: Kenya Red Cross, ICHA

This short documentary (9'05'') focuses of the implementation of a shelter recovery programme using a mixed approach including community participation, cash and voucher assistance, and innovative technology (RedRose) to respond to floods in Kenya in 2018.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Cash technology
  • Africa

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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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01 Dec 2019

Type: Case study

Organisation: Cash Hub, BRC

Case study focusing on CVA coordination in Kenya and the need to invest in the right cash coordination architecture in advance to strengthen the overall impact of CVA.

  • Africa
  • Cash in emergencies
  • National society cash readiness

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01 Oct 2019

Type: Research

Organisation: Kenya Red Cross, BRC

Overview of the main figures related to the use of cash assistance and community, engagement and accountability initiatives in the context of drought early warning action in Kenya.

  • Africa

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