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26 March 2020

As part of the 2018 floods response, the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) received funds from the Government of Kenya to implement a large-scale shelter intervention in 25 counties across the country using a mixed modality approach of cash and in-kind assistance.

20 January 2020

Discover a new website with information about Kızılaykart, a platform where humanitarian, private, and public sectors come together to provide regular cash support through banking infrastructure to vulnerable people meeting specified criteria in Turkey.

14 January 2020

A scientist based in Quito has designed a system to forecast dangerous activity. The Red Cross is working closely with him, so they can now warn people of potential disaster further in advance - giving a bigger time window in which to move themselves and livestock, and get medical backup in place. It is part of a radical rethink in the way humanitarian aid is delivered, using forecasts to give people more warning and help them prepare before nature strikes. But funding a project like this means asking donors to donate cash to a disaster which may never happen.

06 December 2019

This International Conference will include opportunities for participants to discuss or contribute to strengthening the work of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in the field of humanitarian Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA).

28 November 2019

The British Red Cross, in close collaboration with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent, has launched its Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) hub.

31 October 2019

Around 1.7 million Syrians living in Turkey will continue to receive humanitarian support through an EU-funded partnership between the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Turkish Red Crescent Society.

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