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.
01 Jan 2019
Organisation: IFRC, ICRC
Executive summary of the report on the cash preparedness approaches implemented by the American Red Cross, British Red Cross, the Danish Red Cross and the IFRC from 2015-2017, with consideration of the IFRC cash preparedness pilots that took place in 2012-2013.
16 Sep 2018
In 2011, low rainfall reduced crop production and sent food prices soaring in Mauritania. The Red Cross Red Crescent response included a cash-for-work programme in the Brakna region.
12 Sep 2018
Organisation: British Red Cross
Natural disasters and conflict can limit people’s individual freedom and their ability to make meaningful choices in times of crisis. This video gives an overview of the impact of cash assistance in an emergency with examples from Kenya and the British Virgin Islands.
10 Sep 2018
ICRC's experience and evidence show that cash is an essential tool in humanitarian action in armed conflict and a valuable option in responding to a wide range of the needs people have in such situations.
01 Aug 2018
Organisation: Humanitarian Outcomes, British Red Cross, ICRC
This research has the goal to further the evidence base on whether and how humanitarian cash transfers can foster the financial inclusion of crisis affected people through a review of a “cash for livelihoods” programme implemented by ICRC in Nigeria.
01 Aug 2018
Organisation: Humanitarian Outcomes, British Red Cross, Kenya Red Cross
This research has the goal to further the evidence base on whether and how humanitarian cash transfers can foster the financial inclusion of crisis affected people focusing on two Kenya Red Cross projects in Kilifi and the Tana Delta where cash was delivered using M-Pesa.
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