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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11 Feb 2014

Type: Video

Organisation: Ecuadorian Red Cross (Cruz Roja Ecuatoriana)

In 2013, Paraguay suffered from severe floods in the southern region of the country, a cash transfer programme helped affected families to recover their livelihoods. Priority was given to families of small cultivators, small cattle farmers and fishermen who had lost their means of subsistence.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Americas

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Fact sheet on a commodity voucher programme to support livelihoods recovery of earthquake affected vulnerable households in Chile.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Americas

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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

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Fact sheet on the use of conditional cash for shelter and unconditional cash for livelihoods combined with business management training through third-party financial institutions following the 2010 Haitian earthquake.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Americas

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

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

  • National society cash readiness
  • Americas

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13 Dec 2013

Type: Video

Organisation: Chilean Red Cross (Cruz Roja Chilena)

Animación que explica la nueva manera de ayudar que Cruz Roja está implementando en Chile.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Americas

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