Americas

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

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01 Aug 2018

Type: Case study

Organisation: British Red Cross, British Virgin Islands Red Cross

This case study highlights learning from the establishment of a Joint Cash Platform to deliver cash for emergency and recovery needs in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) following hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • National society cash readiness
  • Americas

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01 Aug 2018

Type: Evaluation

Organisation: Caritas, CRS, British Red Cross, British Virgin Islands Red Cross

Evaluation analysing aspects of the Joint Cash Platform in the of the British Virgin Islands following hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. The evaluation focuses on considering the Joint Cash Platform against drivers of the quality of response and aspects related to effectiveness, efficiency and accountability.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • National society cash readiness
  • Americas

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01 Jan 2016

Type: Case study

Organisation: Belize Red Cross

Report from the Belize Red Cross on an unconditional cash programme for basic needs in response to Hurricane Earl using pre-paid cards (framework agreement with Visa in Latin America).

  • Americas
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Cash technology

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01 Jan 2015

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Case Study on using pre-paid cards to provide unconditional cash grants for basic needs in Jamaica (under the framework agreement with VISA in Latin America).

  • Americas
  • Cash technology

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

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

  • National society cash readiness
  • Americas

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Fact sheet on a commodity voucher programme to support livelihoods recovery of earthquake affected vulnerable households in Chile.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Americas

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Fact sheet on the use of conditional cash for shelter and unconditional cash for livelihoods combined with business management training through third-party financial institutions following the 2010 Haitian earthquake.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Americas

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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 2011

Type: Learning

Organisation: IFRC

Lessons learned on Community Engagement and Accountability from Indonesia, Haiti and Pakistan.

  • Information management
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Americas

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