Asia-Pacific

Learn more about the cash programmes and work within the Asia-Pacific 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 Aug 2020

Type: Case study

Organisation: Myanmar Red Cross Society, IFRC

This case study gives an overview of the Community Resilience Program (CRP), a multi-year resilience programme integrated with the COVID-19 response, to support community-led actions for prevention and mitigation of socioeconomic impacts of the COVID-19 in central Rakhine.

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash and COVID-19
  • Cash in emergencies

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01 Jul 2020

Type: Learning

Organisation: MRCS, IFRC, BRC

This paper summarises the findings of a study dedicated to reflect, analyse and learn from a Cash and Voucher Assistance programme implemented in the Rakhine state from 2014 to 2019 by the Myanmar Red Cross Society.

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies

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27 Feb 2020

Type: Video

Organisation: Bangladesh Red Crescent

Bangladesh Red Crescent has been providing CVA in response to a wide range of disasters and crises. After the devastating floods in 2019, Bangladesh Red Crescent provided cash grants to more than 62,000 people to help them turn their lives around with freedom.

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash in emergencies

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01 Feb 2020

Type: Case study

Organisation: Cash Hub, BRC

This case study reviews the experience of the Pakistan Red Crescent Society’s investment in piloting financial service providers to strengthen its capacity to respond with CVA.

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash in emergencies

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01 Feb 2020

Type: Case study

Organisation: Myanmar Red Cross Society, IFRC

Overview of the Myanmar Red Cross Society’s (MRCS) programmes supported by IFRC in Rakhine. MRCS has been offering assistance to communities in Rakhine since 2012, initially targeting Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). Multi-year programmes for village-based community resilience commenced in 2015 and livelihoods restoration programmes in 2019.

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies

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01 Jan 2020

Type: Learning

Organisation: IFRC, Pakistan Red Crescent Society, British Red Cross

This resource focuses on a project to control malaria in the high-risk areas of Pakistan by distributing 2.5 million long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLIN) in 12 districts of Sindh. IFRC piloted RedRose in collaboration with other National Societies including PRCS.

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash technology
  • Information management

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