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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30 April 2021

Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) – monthly report March 2021 (Issue n.12)

Type:

Infographic

Organisation:

Turkish Red Crescent (Türk Kızılay)

Short overview of programmatic highlights and achievements from March 2021, as well as information on the use of cash and recipients in Turkey where the ESSN programme has been supporting about 1.8 million refugees a month.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Europe
  • Middle-East / North Africa

18 March 2021

What does “Cash” mean for WASH Outcomes?

Type:

Learning

Organisation:

RCRCM

Short overview document intended for both WASH and cash practitioners as well as programme managers who want to understand and explore how cash and voucher assistance can support WASH outcomes.

  • Cash and wash
  • Cash in emergencies

8 February 2021

Guidance for Mainstreaming Cash and Voucher Assistance Cash Preparedness for Effective Response – Chapter 2: ICRC CVA Preparedness Guidance

Type:

Tool

Organisation:

RCRCM

This ICRC-specific guidance follows the same structure as the CVAP guidance for NSs (for the latter see Chapter 1), with each section providing an overview of one of the five key Areas of CVAP, adapted for use at ICRC delegation level.

  • Africa
  • America
  • Asia-Pacific

8 February 2021

Guidance for Mainstreaming Cash and Voucher Assistance Cash Preparedness for Effective Response – Chapter 1: CVAP Areas

Type:

Tool

Organisation:

RCRCM

This guidance is intended for NSs at the country level, but can also be used by other components of the Movement. The document includes suggestions on what actions or domains are required under each of the five key CVAP Areas. A separate chapter has been written with adaptations for ICRC delegations investing in CVAP (see "Chapter 2 – ICRC CVAP Guidance").

  • Africa
  • America
  • Asia-Pacific

1 October 2020

Case study: Multipurpose Cash for Multi-Hazard Response in Kenya

Type:

Case study

Organisation:

BRC

This case study focuses on the use of multipurpose cash transfers to address a multi-hazard response in Kenya, where covid-19, floods and an infestation of the desert locust resulted in a widespread impact on communities, threatening their lives and livelihoods.

  • Africa
  • Cash and COVID-19
  • Cash in emergencies

1 August 2020

Integrating cash transfers to COVID-19 response: building community resilience in Rakhine

Type:

Case study

Organisation:

IFRC

This case study gives an overview of the Community Resilience Program (CRP), a multi-year resilience programme integrated with the COVID-19 response, to support community-led actions for prevention and mitigation of socioeconomic impacts of the COVID-19 in central Rakhine.

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash and COVID-19
  • Cash and wash

In partnership with:

British Red Cross