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 different resources including case studies, photos, articles and evaluations below.

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8 February 2021

Guidance for Mainstreaming Cash and Voucher Assistance Cash Preparedness for Effective Response – Chapter 2: ICRC CVA Preparedness Guidance

Type:

Tool

Organisation:

RCRCM

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.

  • Africa
  • America
  • Asia-Pacific

8 February 2021

Guidance for Mainstreaming Cash and Voucher Assistance Cash Preparedness for Effective Response – Chapter 1: CVAP Areas

Type:

Tool

Organisation:

RCRCM

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").

  • Africa
  • America
  • Asia-Pacific

1 July 2020

Regional Roadmap for Cash and Voucher Assistance: Latin America and the Caribbean

Type:

Learning

Organisation:

IFRC

The purpose of this Roadmap is to establish priorities and targets for 2021 to enable National Societies in the Americas to become preferred local partners for implementation of CVA.

  • America

11 June 2019

Cash for Livelihoods in Prevention and Response to Sexual Violence

Type:

Case study

Organisation:

ICRC

This case study report elaborates on the details, outcomes, successes, difficulties and recommendations from an ICRC/BRCS Cash for Livelihoods project since 2015.

  • Africa
  • America
  • Asia-Pacific

11 April 2019

Grand Bargain Workshop: Linking Humanitarian Cash and Social Protection

Type:

Learning

Organisation:

IFRC

In April 2019, a 1.5-day workshop was organised in Geneva under the auspices of the Grand Bargain cash workstream, to discuss the linkages between humanitarian cash and social protection. The event brought together experts from both humanitarian and social protection sectors.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa
  • America

1 January 2019

Evaluation of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement Cash Preparedness Support

Type:

Evaluation

Organisation:

ICRC

This report evaluates the cash preparedness approaches implemented by the American Red Cross, British Red Cross, the Danish Red Cross and the IFRC from 2015-2017, with consideration of the IFRC cash preparedness pilots that took place in 2012-2013.

  • National society cash readiness
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Asia-Pacific

In partnership with:

British Red Cross