22 November 2021

Digitisation of the CVA programme in Botswana – Remote Cash IM in practice

Type:

Case study

Organization:

510

This case study explores how Botswana Red Cross Society (BRCS) and 510 (the data and digital initiative of the Netherlands Red cross) worked together on aspects related to cash and voucher assistance and information management, in order to improve the use of data and digital tools while facing travel restrictions and social distancing.

  • Cash technology
  • Information management

19 November 2021

Red Cross Red Crescent FbF Practitioners Manual

Type:

Guidance

Organization:

Anticipation Hub

The Forecast-Based Finance manual, offers Red Cross and Red Crescent practitioners a step-by-step approach for FbF implementation. Chapter 4, ’Select Early Actions’, includes: (4.2.1) Cash-based Early Actions and (4.2.2) Early Actions to Social Protection.

  • Cash and anticipatory action

19 November 2021

GDP 2020 Session: What? You want to give cash before disaster strikes with a 5-day lead time!

Type:

Video

Organization:

Anticipation Hub, Cash Hub

The Cash Hub and the newly launched Anticipation Hub hosted a joint session to showcase the latest cash-based early action activations across the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

  • Cash and anticipatory action

17 November 2021

Progress in mainstreaming the use of cash and vouchers in ICRC operations (2017–2021)

Type:

Report

Organization:

ICRC

This report focuses on the use of cash and voucher assistance (CVA) in ICRC activities to protect and assist people affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence, sharing information on the growth in the use of CVA and an overview of different CVA programmes and measures to minimise risks commonly associated with this modality.

  • Cash in conflict

26 October 2021

Cash for Health in Emergency – End of Phase II Project Report

Type:

Report

Organization:

Kenya Red Cross Society

This report provides an update on a cash for health project implemented between April – July 2021 by the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) to support vulnerable pregnant women, lactating mothers and adolescent girls with children under five years to access health services and overcome financial barriers acerbated by COVID-19 measures, with conditional and unrestricted cash transfers.

  • Cash and COVID-19
  • Cash and health

25 October 2021

Cash & Voucher Assistance at Scale: Integrating Systems in St. Maarten & Aruba

Type:

Case study

Organization:

510

This case study gives an overview of digital systems used to scale up a cash distribution in St. Maarten and Aruba serving over 40.000 people. It highlights the systems used, the challenges faced, and the lessons learned as well as how to request support for cash information management projects.

  • Cash technology
  • Information management

20 October 2021

Localisation and Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) – Cash Hub panel discussion recording

Type:

Video

Organization:

Cash Hub

As part of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement Planet:Red Summit, the Cash Hub hosted a panel discussion to explore how CVA, and specifically cash preparedness can help to strengthen National Societies and contribute to more locally-led humanitarian action.

  • Cash and localisation
  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies

15 October 2021

Humanitarian Digital Identities and DIGID Project in Kenya (webinar recording)

Type:

Video

Organization:

IFRC, Kenya Red Cross Society

As we move towards more digital solutions for CVA, people who do not have a legally recognised ID are often left out of humanitarian assistance programs because they do not meet the minimum requirements by financial service providers. Digital identities present a possible solution to ensuring inclusivity of those most marginalised

  • Information management
  • Video

7 October 2021

Cash Programming in the Times of COVID-19: Scaling Reach and Strengthening Local Action

Type:

Video

Organization:

Bangladesh Red Crescent, CAMEALEON, DG ECHO, Kenya Red Cross Society, Turkish Red Crescent (Türk Kızılay)

This UNGA side event allowed to share learning on the role of CVA during COVID-19 with remarks from the Governments of Turkey, Bangladesh and Norway, the IFRC, DG ECHO and panellists from the Turkish Red Crescent, the Bangladesh Red Crescent and the Kenya Red Cross as well as the CAMEALEON initiative in Lebanon.

  • Video

1 October 2021

ESSN Post Distribution Monitoring 11

Type:

post distribution monitoring

Organization:

IFRC, Turkish Red Crescent (Türk Kızılay)

The study showed that non-recipient households were better in terms of having higher income and lower in LSCI and RCSI scores than PDM 10 compared with ESSN recipient households, who relied on coping strategies more than before. The Food Consumption Score also deteriorated more for ESSN recipients more than non-recipients, even though the level of expenditure on food was higher.

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