Africa

Learn more about the cash programmes and work within the African region, carried out by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Search different resources including case studies, photos, articles and evaluations below.

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16 May 2016

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Case study on an unconditional cash programme for basic needs using mobile money in response to flooding in Kenya.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa
  • Cash technology

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28 Nov 2014

Type: Video

Organisation: ICRC

The ICRC is giving cash grants via mobile phone, to help both Ebola survivors and the families of those who have died, as many have had to destroy contaminated clothing and other property.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa

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18 Jun 2014

Type: Video

Organisation: Kenya Red Cross Society

Kenya was affected by severed floods and landslides in 2013. The Kenya Red Cross in partnership with the American Red Cross and Canadian Red Cross implemented a response plan containing a mobile cash transfer programme to 3443 households in Nyanza Region.

  • Africa
  • Cash in emergencies

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18 Feb 2014

Type: Video

Organisation: IFRC

In 2014, the IFRC tested a new Beneficiary Registration and Distribution System (DMDS), to support more efficient implementation of cash assistance. This video shows the process, from identity verification to merchant's invoice reconciliation, as well as the equipment for DMDS implementation presented by the Senegalese Red Cross.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Evaluation

Organisation: IFRC

Final evaluation of the cash preparedness pilots of the Philippine Red Cross, Viet Nam Red Cross , Senegal Red Cross and Chile Red Cross.

  • National society cash readiness
  • Americas
  • Asia-Pacific

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Summary of the IFRC's work with the Senegalese Red Cross, scaling up their capacity and preparedness for cash based interventions.

  • National society cash readiness
  • Africa

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