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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1 August 2020

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

Type:

Case study

Organisation:

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 in emergencies

1 July 2020

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

Type:

Learning

Organisation:

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 in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies

27 February 2020

Giving cash to people affected by disasters and crises in Bangladesh

Type:

Video

Organisation:

Bangladesh Red Crescent

Bangladesh Red Crescent has been providing CVA in response to a wide range of disasters and crises. After the devastating floods in 2019, Bangladesh Red Crescent provided cash grants to more than 62,000 people to help them turn their lives around with freedom.

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash in emergencies

1 February 2020

Addressing Humanitarian Needs and Building Community Resilience in Rakhine State

Type:

Case study

Organisation:

Myanmar Red Cross Society

Overview of the Myanmar Red Cross Society’s (MRCS) programmes supported by IFRC in Rakhine. MRCS has been offering assistance to communities in Rakhine since 2012, initially targeting Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). Multi-year programmes for village-based community resilience commenced in 2015 and livelihoods restoration programmes in 2019.

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

1 February 2020

Piloting Financial Service Providers in Pakistan

Type:

Case study

Organisation:

BRC

This case study reviews the experience of the Pakistan Red Crescent Society’s investment in piloting financial service providers to strengthen its capacity to respond with CVA.

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Development programme

1 January 2020

Delivering Humanitarian Assistance in Rakhine through Cash-based Interventions

Type:

Case study

Organisation:

Myanmar Red Cross Society

This document provides an overview of diversified use of cash transfers as a successful modality to deliver humanitarian assistance to vulnerable population in a protracted crisis in the context of Rakhine.

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

In partnership with:

British Red Cross