Learn more about the cash programmes and work within the Americas region, carried out by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Search different resources including case studies, photos, articles and evaluations below.
6 April 2022
Global Cash Forum Report
Organization:British Red Cross, Cash Hub, ICRC, IFRC, Turkish Red Crescent (Türk Kızılay)
The Global Cash Forum, co-hosted by the Cash Hub and Turkish Red Crescent, was a virtual event involving a series of five Regional Sessions: Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. This report provides a brief summary of the main discussion points at the Forum, from both the Regional Sessions and Global Dialogue Session.
3 March 2022
CVA in Migration Context – Voices of Migrants in Colombia
Organization:Cruz Roja Colombiana, IFRC
The National Society of the Colombian Red Cross (SNCRC) sought to discover and analyse the perception of migrants in Colombia regarding CVA, listening to their voices and identifying their preferences concerning different delivery mechanisms, as well as their perspectives on the opportunities and risks presented by digital identities in humanitarian action.
24 January 2022
Guidelines on Cash Transfers and Livelihoods – learning workshop in Guatemala City (Nov 2015)
Organization:CaLP, Livelihoods Centre
This documents shares lessons learned on the context in Central America, makes references to practical examples, and highlights details of cash transfer programmes for livelihoods. It also refers to various key documents on cash transfers and livelihoods.
19 June 2021
Bahamas Hurricane Dorian Response 2019-2021
Organization:Bahamas Red Cross, IFRC
This case study highlights the use of multi-purpose cash (MPC), rental assistance and shelter repairs (using cash and voucher assistance) to address shelter needs caused by Hurricane Dorian that made landfall in the Bahamas in September 2019.
8 February 2021
Guidance for Mainstreaming Cash and Voucher Assistance Cash Preparedness for Effective Response – Chapter 2: ICRC CVA Preparedness Guidance
This ICRC-specific guidance follows the same structure as the CVAP guidance for NSs (for the latter see Chapter 1), with each section providing an overview of one of the five key Areas of CVAP, adapted for use at ICRC delegation level.
8 February 2021
Guidance for Mainstreaming Cash and Voucher Assistance Cash Preparedness for Effective Response – Chapter 1: CVAP Areas
This guidance is intended for NSs at the country level, but can also be used by other components of the Movement. The document includes suggestions on what actions or domains are required under each of the five key CVAP Areas. A separate chapter has been written with adaptations for ICRC delegations investing in CVAP (see “Chapter 2 – ICRC CVAP Guidance”).
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