Americas

Learn more about the cash programmes and work within the Americas 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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01 Jan 2019

Type: Evaluation

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.

  • National society cash readiness
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa

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01 Dec 2018

Type: Learning

Organisation: Cruz Roja Ecuatoriana, Cruz Roja Alemana

Este estudio fue encargado por la Cruz Roja Alemana para apoyar la creación de evidencias y toma de decisiones vinculadas al uso de programas de transferencia de efectivo (PTE) dentro de los Protocolos basados en Pronósticos (PbP).

  • Americas
  • National society cash readiness

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12 Sep 2018

Type: Video

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.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa
  • Americas

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01 Aug 2018

Type: Evaluation

Organisation: Caritas, CRS, British Red Cross, British Virgin Islands Red Cross

Evaluation analysing aspects of the British Virgin Islands Joint Cash Platform (JCP) Operational Model (OM) following hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. The evaluation focuses on aspects of the JCP influencing key drivers of the quality of response as well as effectiveness, efficiency and accountability.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • National society cash readiness
  • Americas

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01 Aug 2018

Type: Case study

Organisation: British Red Cross, British Virgin Islands Red Cross

This case study highlights learning from the establishment of a Joint Cash Platform to deliver cash for emergency and recovery needs in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) following hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • National society cash readiness
  • Americas

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07 Jul 2018

Type: Video

Organisation: American Red Cross

The American Red Cross has successfully piloted an innovative program to give small cash grants to survivors of the Haiti earthquake.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Americas
  • Cash technology

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