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 Jan 2019

Type: Evaluation

Organisation: ICRC, IFRC

This report evaluates 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
  • Asia-Pacific

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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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01 Jan 2019

Type: Evaluation

Organisation: IFRC, ICRC

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

Download

01 Nov 2018

Type: Learning

Organisation: Turkish Red Crescent (Türk Kızılay)

Periodical report (n.3) with information and news on the Türk Kızılay Kizilaykart Emergency Social Safety Net Programme supporting basic needs of vulnerable refugees in Turkey.

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

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16 Sep 2018

Type: Video

Organisation: IFRC

In 2011, low rainfall reduced crop production and sent food prices soaring in Mauritania. The Red Cross Red Crescent response included a cash-for-work programme in the Brakna region.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa

Watch here

12 Sep 2018

Type: Video

Organisation: British Red Cross

Natural disasters and conflict can limit people’s individual freedom and their ability to make meaningful choices in times of crisis. This video gives an overview of the impact of cash assistance in an emergency with examples from Kenya and the British Virgin Islands.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa
  • Americas

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