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

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 Jan 2020

Type: Case study

Organisation: Myanmar Red Cross Society, IFRC

This document provides an overview of diversified use of cash transfers as a successful modality to deliver humanitarian assistance to vulnerable population in a protracted crisis in the context of Rakhine.

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

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01 Jan 2020

Type: Case study

Organisation: BRC, CaLP, USAID, Croix-Rouge de Belgique, Croix-Rouge Malienne

French version of a case study on the impact of CVA on gender dynamics, through the analysis of a pilot project of the Mali Red Cross distributing CVA in Koulikoro and Gao.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Cash in conflict
  • Africa

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10 Dec 2019

Type: Video

Organisation: BRC

Short video showing the versatile impact of cash distribution in Niger through the voice of people who receive cash grants to meet their food needs, and staff involved in the operation.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • National society cash readiness
  • Africa

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10 Dec 2019

Type: Video

Organisation: BRC

Short interview with the Secretary General of the Niger Red Cross, who explains the work of the National Society in relation to cash preparedness and cash programming in the context of the challenges faced in Niger.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa
  • National society cash readiness

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10 Dec 2019

Type: Video

Organisation: BRC

Short interview (with Arabic subtitles) with the Secretary General of the Niger Red Cross, who explains the work of the National Society in relation to cash preparedness and cash programming in the context of the challenges faced in Niger.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa
  • National society cash readiness

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