September 11, 2018

Cash Conference 2018


On 13th September 2018, the British Red Cross convened a Cash Conference on behalf of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, guided by the theme ‘Towards Transformation’.

This report summarises the key themes that emerged on the day, with a view to further the global debate on the scale-up of humanitarian cash transfers:

Download the executive summary here.

Download the full report here.

Video recordings of the different panels are available on YouTube:

Watch the opening remarks.

Watch the keynote speakers.

Watch the session on localising the cash agenda.

Watch the session on connecting humanitarian cash and social protection.

Watch the session on innovation in cash transfer programming.

Watch the session on cash in conflict.

Watch the closing remarks.

To gain a practical overview of how the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement uses cash in emergencies watch this video with examples from Kenya (Isiolo) and British Virgin Islands.