Cash and COVID-19

Access best practice, learnings and tools to adapt CVA and protect those more at risk during the COVID-19 outbreak. This section will continue to grow as we collaborate and exchange knowledge on the impact of COVID-19 to assist people around the world, especially those who are simultaneously facing another emergency or a conflict. To contribute your content send an e-mail to the Cash Hub team: contact@cash-hub.org.To browse all resources related to the Cash and COVID-19 webinar series click in the link below:

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14 November 2022

Stories of Change: Cash Case Stories from The Philippines

Type:

Case study

Organization:

PCWG, Philippine Red Cross, WFP

Stories of Change: Cash stories from the Philippines Cash Working Group (PCWG) provides insight into the Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) of various humanitarian organisations, including Philippines RC, particularly as a modality of assistance for disasters and emergencies.

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash and COVID-19
  • Cash and livelihoods
  • Cash and markets

8 November 2022

Effects of humanitarian Cash and Voucher Assistance to the Vulnerable Families Economically affected due to COVID-19

Type:

Case study

Organization:

British Red Cross, Cash Hub

This case study examines the results of humanitarian Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) to the vulnerable families in 5 East African National Societies, during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Report by Florence UMULISA, as part of the CashHub’s Cash Practitioner Development Programme.

  • Cash and COVID-19
  • Development programme

13 October 2022

Case study: Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) and livelihoods during COVID 19 pandemic in The Gambia

Type:

Case study

Organization:

Livelihoods Centre, Spanish Red Cross, The Gambia Red Cross

This case study from The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS), in close collaboration with Spanish Red Cross (SpRC), provides insight on the implementation of CVA activities in The Gambia to address the impact of the pandemic on livelihoods. Considering women are more likely to be hardest hit economically by Covid-19 since they are usually more engaged in low-paid, insecure jobs and the informal economy, a gender lens has been applied in the concrete design and implementation of this programme.

  • Africa
  • Cash and COVID-19
  • Cash and livelihoods

28 September 2022

Namibia Red Cross and World Food Programme (WFP): CVA Programme Executive Summary

Type:

Report

Organization:

Namibia Red Cross Society, WFP

Namibia Red Cross, in partnership with WFP, supported food-insecure households with vouchers. The programme ran in 2021 and focused support in the Kunene and Ohangwena regions of Namibia. This executive summary provide an overview to the background to this programme and the learnings from the use of vouchers.

  • Cash and COVID-19

28 September 2022

Namibia Red Cross and World Food Programme (WFP): CVA Programme Final Report

Type:

Report

Organization:

Namibia Red Cross Society, WFP

Namibia Red Cross, in partnership with WFP, supported food-insecure households with vouchers. The programme ran in 2021 and focused support in the Kunene and Ohangwena regions of Namibia. This report provide an overview to the background to this programme and the learnings from the use of vouchers.

  • Africa
  • Cash and COVID-19

26 October 2021

Cash for Health in Emergency – End of Phase II Project Report

Type:

Report

Organization:

Kenya Red Cross Society

This report provides an update on a cash for health project implemented between April – July 2021 by the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) to support vulnerable pregnant women, lactating mothers and adolescent girls with children under five years to access health services and overcome financial barriers acerbated by COVID-19 measures, with conditional and unrestricted cash transfers.

  • Cash and COVID-19
  • Cash and health

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