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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01 Aug 2020

Type: Case study

Organisation: Myanmar Red Cross Society, 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 in emergencies

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01 Jul 2020

Type: Learning

Organisation: MRCS, IFRC, BRC

This paper summarises the findings of a study dedicated to reflect, analyse and learn from a Cash and Voucher Assistance programme implemented in the Rakhine state from 2014 to 2019 by the Myanmar Red Cross Society.

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies

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01 May 2020

Type: Case study

Organisation: Key Aid Consulting

This case study supplements the overarching evaluation report on capacity building for enhanced response preparedness using Multipurpose cash transfers (MPC) within the Great Lakes Region projects implemented by the Belgian Red Cross-Flanders in Rwanda between September 2017 and February 2020.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa

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10 Apr 2020

Type: Research

Organisation: World Bank, UNICEF, ILO

Overview of country measures towards social protection and jobs responses in the context of COVID-19.

  • Cash and COVID-19
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Cash and Social Protection

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01 Apr 2020

Type: Case study

Organisation: Key Aid Consulting

This case study supplements the overarching evaluation report on capacity building for enhanced response preparedness using multipurpose cash transfers (MPC) within the Great Lakes Region projects implemented by the Belgian Red Cross-Flanders in Tanzania between September 2017 and February 2020.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa

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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

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