Health expenditures can differ greatly between households as these are based on risk rather than on average need. For this reason, ensuring access to health care services for people affected by crisis poses specific challenges to humanitarian organisations. Cash and voucher assistance is a complimentary tool to traditional supply-side public health programming. In line with commitments made at The Grand Bargain to increase the use and coordination of CVA, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is committed to establish, coordinate and develop CVA for health interventions.
Below it is possible to access resources linked to Movement’s outputs on latest evidence, learning and technical capacity to use CVA as a tool for health programming.
11 Apr 2019
Organisation: IFRC, UNICEF, UK Aid
In April 2019, a 1.5-day workshop was organised in Geneva under the auspices of the Grand Bargain cash workstream, to discuss the linkages between humanitarian cash and social protection. The event brought together experts from both humanitarian and social protection sectors.
01 Aug 2018
Organisation: Caritas, CRS, British Red Cross, British Virgin Islands Red Cross
Evaluation analysing aspects of the British Virgin Islands Joint Cash Platform (JCP) Operational Model (OM) following hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. The evaluation focuses on aspects of the JCP influencing key drivers of the quality of response as well as effectiveness, efficiency and accountability.
01 May 2018
Type: Case study
Overview of the cash programme implemented since 2015 by UNHCR and its partners in Greece to meet basic needs, and to offer housing and services to refugees and asylum seekers (persons of concern), and key findings related to its sectoral outcomes.