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.

Photo tracker LatestPhoto 19pZMB0169 AF 1084 X 610

© Juozas Cernius / IFRC

18 Feb 2014

Type: Video

Organisation: IFRC

In 2014, the IFRC tested a new Beneficiary Registration and Distribution System (DMDS), to support more efficient implementation of cash assistance. This video shows the process, from identity verification to merchant's invoice reconciliation, as well as the equipment for DMDS implementation presented by the Senegalese Red Cross.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa

Watch here

01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Fact sheet on an unconditional cash programme targeting food insecurity in Senegal, using banks.

  • Africa
  • Cash in emergencies

Download

01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Summary of the IFRC's work with the Senegalese Red Cross, scaling up their capacity and preparedness for cash based interventions.

  • National society cash readiness
  • Africa

Download

01 Jan 2014

Type: Evaluation

Organisation: IFRC

Final evaluation of the cash preparedness pilots of the Philippine Red Cross, Viet Nam Red Cross , Senegal Red Cross and Chile Red Cross.

  • National society cash readiness
  • Americas
  • Asia-Pacific

Download

01 Feb 2012

Type: Learning

Organisation: IFRC

Operational research focusing on the role cash based interventions can play in drought contexts.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa

Download

22 Feb 2010

Type: Article

Organisation: ICRC

The ICRC and the Kenya Red Cross support the livelihoods of communities, making cash payments via mobile phone. ''Compared to direct payments, the mobile transfer method is more reliable as it reduces the workload and eliminates security risks associated with transporting cash."

  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Cash technology

Read more

In partnership with: