Asia-Pacific

Learn more about the cash programmes and work within the Asia-Pacific 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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11 July 2021

Urban climate risks and the role of social protection

Type:

Case study

Organization:

Climate Center

This brief gives an overview of different country case studies where social protection (SP) systems have been used to address risks arising from climate-related hazards in urban spaces. It also explores how the existing SP systems in Tanzania, Bangladesh and Ethiopia could be modified to become shock responsive.

  • Africa
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash and social protection

29 March 2021

Bangladesh Red Crescent Society overview of cash assistance distributed (Dec-Jan2020)

Type:

Infographic

Organization:

Bangladesh Red Crescent

Short overview of the amount of cash distributed, amount of households reached, districts covered, delivery mechanisms chosen by the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, which responded to emergencies and dealt with recovery and long-term programmes between December and January 2020.

  • Asia-Pacific

8 February 2021

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

Type:

Tool

Organization:

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
  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Europe
  • National society cash readiness

8 February 2021

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

Type:

Tool

Organization:

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
  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Europe
  • Middle-East / North Africa
  • National society cash readiness

1 August 2020

Integrating cash transfers to COVID-19 response: building community resilience in Rakhine

Type:

Case study

Organization:

IFRC, Myanmar Red Cross Society

This case study gives an overview of the Community Resilience Program (CRP), a multi-year resilience programme integrated with the COVID-19 response, to support community-led actions for prevention and mitigation of socioeconomic impacts of the COVID-19 in central Rakhine.

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash and COVID-19
  • Cash and wash
  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies

1 July 2020

Cash Interventions: Key Learnings and Reflection – Myanmar Red Cross Society’s Cash Programmes in Central Rakhine

Type:

Learning

Organization:

BRC, IFRC, MRCS

This paper summarises the findings of a study dedicated to reflect, analyse and learn from a Cash and Voucher Assistance programme implemented in the Rakhine state from 2014 to 2019 by the Myanmar Red Cross Society.

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash and wash
  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies

In partnership with:

British Red Cross