Cash in emergencies

Cash in Emergencies focuses on cash assistance programming in the immediate aftermath of a sudden onset disaster. Explore this page for case studies, lessons learned and other informational materials on cash assistance in emergencies.

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© Zeynep Tugrul /Turkish Red Crescent

21 Mar 2020

Type: Tool

Organisation: ICRC

French version of a tool with practical recommendations to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 through ongoing Cash and Voucher Assistance, inform the adaptation of CVA in the context of COVID-19, and promote sensitivity to evolving markets dynamics.

  • National society cash readiness
  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash and COVID-19

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21 Mar 2020

Type: Tool

Organisation: ICRC

Tool with practical recommendations to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 through ongoing Cash and Voucher Assistance, inform the adaptation of CVA in the context of COVID-19, and promote sensitivity to evolving markets dynamics.

  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash and COVID-19
  • National society cash readiness

Download

27 Feb 2020

Type: Video

Organisation: Kenya Red Cross, ICHA

Short video offering an overview (2'21") of the implementation of a shelter recovery programme using a mixed approach including community participation, cash and voucher assistance, and innovative technology (RedRose) to respond to floods in Kenya in 2018.

  • Cash technology
  • Africa
  • Cash in emergencies

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27 Feb 2020

Type: Video

Organisation: Kenya Red Cross, ICHA

This short documentary (9'05'') focuses of the implementation of a shelter recovery programme using a mixed approach including community participation, cash and voucher assistance, and innovative technology (RedRose) to respond to floods in Kenya in 2018.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Cash technology
  • Africa

Watch here

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 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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