17 November 2022

Linkages between humanitarian cash assistance and social protection: Lessons learnt from the Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) in Türkiye

Type:

Learning

Organization:

IFRC, Turkish Red Crescent (Türk Kızılay)

This report summarises key lessons learnt from the Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) programme in Türkiye, focusing on the linkages the programme makes between government’s social protection and Movement humanitarian cash assistance.

  • Cash and social protection
  • Community, engagement and accountability – Cash in Turkey
  • Data management – Cash in Turkey
  • Impact and effectiveness of cash assistance – Cash in Turkey

17 November 2022

Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN): Social assistance for refugees in Türkiye

Type:

Learning

Organization:

IFRC, Turkish Red Crescent (Türk Kızılay)

This fact sheet provides an overview on the implementation of the Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) programme for social assistance to refugees in Türkiye since its inception

  • Community, engagement and accountability – Cash in Turkey
  • Data management – Cash in Turkey
  • Impact and effectiveness of cash assistance – Cash in Turkey
  • Shock-responsive programming – Cash in Turkey

14 November 2022

Stories of Change: Cash Case Stories from The Philippines

Type:

Case study

Organization:

PCWG, Philippine Red Cross, WFP

Stories of Change: Cash stories from the Philippines Cash Working Group (PCWG) provides insight into the Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) of various humanitarian organisations, including Philippines RC, particularly as a modality of assistance for disasters and emergencies.

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash and COVID-19
  • Cash and livelihoods
  • Cash and markets

14 November 2022

Potential effects of high inflation in the Americas region

Type:

Learning

Organization:

IFRC

This report examines the effects of inflation in the Americas region, including the programmatic risks identified and offers technical recommendations

  • America
  • Cash and markets

8 November 2022

Effects of humanitarian Cash and Voucher Assistance to the Vulnerable Families Economically affected due to COVID-19

Type:

Case study

Organization:

British Red Cross, Cash Hub

This case study examines the results of humanitarian Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) to the vulnerable families in 5 East African National Societies, during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Report by Florence UMULISA, as part of the CashHub’s Cash Practitioner Development Programme.

  • Cash and COVID-19
  • Development programme

4 November 2022

Regional Roadmap for Cash and Voucher Assistance: Middle East and North Africa

Type:

Learning

Organization:

IFRC

This Roadmap establishes key priorities and targets for 2022-2023 in Cash and Voucher Assistance programming identified by the National Societies.

  • Middle-East / North Africa

29 October 2022

Is Cash a Good Form of Aid?

Type:

Video

This video from the ICRC video series ‘Your Questions Answered’ highlights the benefits of cash as a fast and effective form of aid.

  • Cash in conflict

21 October 2022

The State of the World’s Cash Survey 2023

Type:

Research

Organization:

CaLP

This short survey, created by CALP Network, is designed to collect the views of people whose work touches on humanitarian Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA), in relation to issues such as scaling CVA, quality, risk and multi-purpose cash. The survey is available in Arabic, French, English and Spanish and should take no more than 15 minutes to complete. The data gathered will inform the next State of the World’s Cash report which will be published in 2023.

19 October 2022

Feasibility Study on the potential use of Cash-based Social Protection Systems for floods in Bangladesh

Type:

Report

Organization:

Anticipation Hub, Bangladesh Red Crescent, Climate Center, German Red Cross

This report examines the feasibility of integrating cash-based shock-responsive social protection programmes (SRSP) within flood contingency plans in Bangladesh. The study has explored how national social protection (SP) programmes can be used for Forecast-based Financing/Action (FbF/A) before floods, as well as for responding immediately after an event.

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash and social protection

13 October 2022

Case study: Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) and livelihoods during COVID 19 pandemic in The Gambia

Type:

Case study

Organization:

Livelihoods Centre, Spanish Red Cross, The Gambia Red Cross

This case study from The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS), in close collaboration with Spanish Red Cross (SpRC), provides insight on the implementation of CVA activities in The Gambia to address the impact of the pandemic on livelihoods. Considering women are more likely to be hardest hit economically by Covid-19 since they are usually more engaged in low-paid, insecure jobs and the informal economy, a gender lens has been applied in the concrete design and implementation of this programme.

  • Africa
  • Cash and COVID-19
  • Cash and livelihoods