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 Mar 2018

Type: Research

Organisation: German Red Cross, American Red Cross, IFRC, Climate Center

Research conducted as part of an exploratory phase of using cash transfers within Forecast-based Financing (FbF) to support the Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) efforts of the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS), the Movement and other humanitarian agencies across Bangladesh.

  • Cash technology
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash in emergencies

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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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17 Jan 2017

Type: Research

Organisation: Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS)

This review documents best practice, tools and processes focusing on cash and voucher assistance delivered by PRCS. The document captures lessons learned and recommendations to scale-up CVA in combination with PRCS traditional relief operations in Pakistan.

  • 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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