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

28 Apr 2019

Type: Learning

Organisation: ICRC, IFRC, BRC

Report of the Middle East and North Africa regional Movement Cash and Vouchers (CVA) assistance workshop that took place on 25-28 April.

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

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11 Apr 2019

Type: Learning

Organisation: IFRC, UNICEF, UK Aid

In April 2019, a 1.5-day workshop was organised in Geneva under the auspices of the Grand Bargain cash workstream, to discuss the linkages between humanitarian cash and social protection. The event brought together experts from both humanitarian and social protection sectors.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa
  • Americas

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01 Mar 2019

Type: Research

Organisation: Philippine Red Cross, American Red Cross

Pre-crisis analysis of the rice and coconut lumber market systems in the context of Uswag Pa Leyteño (UPL), a two year development program operating in four Leyte province municipalities affected by super typhoon Yolanda.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • National society cash readiness
  • Asia-Pacific

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01 Mar 2019

Type: Research

Organisation: Turkish Red Crescent

This report analyses the ESSN Programme and covers the first quarter of 2019. The ESSN programme has been targeting vulnerable refugees population living in Turkey since November 2016.

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

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01 Mar 2019

Type: Research

Organisation: Turkish Red Crescent (Türk Kızılay)

Livelihood survey to understand the profile of "Emergency Social Safety Net Programme" (ESSN) applicants and to collect data on their education level, employment status and barriers.

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

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01 Jan 2019

Type: Evaluation

Organisation: IFRC, ICRC

Arabic version of the executive summary of the report on the cash preparedness approaches implemented by the American Red Cross, British Red Cross, the Danish Red Cross and the IFRC from 2015-2017, with consideration of the IFRC cash preparedness pilots that took place in 2012-2013.

  • National society cash readiness
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa

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