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 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Case study on a large-scale unconditional cash programme for basic needs using remittance companies as well as cash in envelopes following Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Asia-Pacific

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Fact sheet on the use of conditional cash for shelter and unconditional cash for livelihoods combined with business management training through third-party financial institutions following the 2010 Haitian earthquake.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Americas

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Fact sheet on a commodity voucher programme to support livelihoods recovery of earthquake affected vulnerable households in Chile.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Americas

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Fact sheet on cash based assistance for basic needs and food needs using cash in envelopes following the 2011 Mekong floods in Vietnam.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Asia-Pacific

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Fact sheet on the use of e-vouchers in supporting the food needs of Syrian refugees residing in camps in Turkey.

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

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Fact sheet on a conditional cash transfer programme for livelihoods and shelter support using bank accounts in response to Cyclone Aila in Bangladesh.

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash in emergencies

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