Middle East / North Africa

Learn more about the cash programmes and work within the Middle East/North Africa region, carried out by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Search our case studies, photos, articles and evaluations below.

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© Zaher Barazi / Syrian Arab Red Crescent

09 May 2015

Type: Video

Organisation: British Red Cross

Ahmad and his family are Syrian refugees living in Jordan. Like many other families, Red Cross cash grants help them pay for essentials like rent and food for their children.

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

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26 Nov 2014

Type: Video

Organisation: IFRC

The Jordan Red Crescent and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies have been supporting more than 15,000 Syrian refugees since 2013 with cash assistance.

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

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14 Jan 2014

Type: Video

Organisation: IFRC

Testimonies from Syrian refugees and volunteers involved in an unconditional cash programme.

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

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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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10 Dec 2013

Type: Video

Organisation: ICRC

Most of the Syrian refugees living in host communities in Jordan are unable to pay for food, health care, rent, water or electricity, so the ICRC and the Jordan Red Crescent Society are helping out by distributing debit cards to vulnerable families.

  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Cash technology

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21 Nov 2013

Type: Article

Organisation: ICRC

The ICRC and the Jordan National Red Crescent Society provides cash assistance for families, with the dual aim of helping them and easing the burden on local communities. 

  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Cash technology

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