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.
01 Jan 2016
Type: Case study
Case study on using mobile money for unconditional cash transfers in response to Cyclone Komen in Bangladesh, with a focus on opportunities and challenges in partnering with the private sector.
14 Dec 2015
After the 2015 earthquake in Nepal, the American Red Cross provided cash assistance to families impacted by the disaster. Thus far, more than 34,000 families have received the shelter toolkits and cash grants.
15 Jul 2014
In the north and east of Sri Lanka, households headed by women and persons who were disabled due to the conflict are among the vulnerable, and the ICRC gives cash grants enabling them to start income-generating activities.
19 Jun 2014
After the 2013 Typhoon Haiyan, the Philippine Red Cross and IFRC efforts (supported by American, British and Danish Red Cross) implemented a cash transfer programme to reach 58,704 families within the first four months.
19 Jun 2014
Organisation: Indonesian Red Cross Society (Palang Merah Indonesia) and Autralian Red Cross
The eruption of Mount Sinabung in Indonesia in 2013, caused 17 dead and 32,000 people were forced to leave their homes. A recovery assistance programme was implemented by the Australian Red Cross using cash vouchers.
19 Feb 2014
Organisation: American Red Cross
Lisa Rudolph was deployed to the Philippines as part of the global Red Cross network's response to Typhoon Haiyan. Lisa explains how the Red Cross is distributing small cash grants to families recovering from the disaster.
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