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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28 Jul 2017

Type: Video

Organisation: British Red Cross

In 2016, flooding in Pakistan’s Balochistan province destroyed over 1,000 homes and left over 8,500 people needing support. The British Red Cross and the Pakistan Red Crescent gave cash grants to families to buy essentials including food, medical care and materials to rebuild their homes.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Asia-Pacific

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10 Jan 2017

Type: Photo gallery

Organisation: ICRC

In Masbate, Philippines, workers take part in a cash for work program to construct a river wall to prevent flash floods and erosion from damaging houses.

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

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03 Jan 2017

Type: Video

Organisation: British Red Cross

This short film gives an overview of the cash assistance programme supported by British Red Cross in District Lehri Balochistan.

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash in emergencies

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01 Jan 2017

Type: Case study

Organisation: American Red Cross and Mastercard

A pilot study of Mastercard's Send technology in the distribution of unconditional cash assistance for basic needs through mobile money in Indonesia.

  • Cash technology
  • Asia-Pacific

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27 Sep 2016

Type: Article

Organisation: ICRC

Daw Jhone Zay used her business skills to set up a shop in the IDP camp in Shan State, Myanmar where she lives. ICRC's cash grant helped her build her business, diversifying her inventory and maintaining sufficient stock levels to meet demand.

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

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14 Jun 2016

Type: Article

Organisation: ICRC

Kavitha is a widow who lost her husband to the conflict. She opened a small grocery store with her cash grant from ICRC, and is now able to cover her daily household expenses and save for her children’s future.

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

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