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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Cash Helpdesk is available to support Movement staff and volunteers scale up CVA in response to COVID-19, by providing remote technical advice on all aspects of cash and voucher assistance. For guidance and tips on how to deliver and advocate for cash and voucher assistance in responding to COVID-19 please see the following collections:

DELIVERING CASH – COVID-19 TIP SHEET COLLECTION

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30 December 2020

Tip sheet: Advocating to Governments on the use of Cash and Social Protection during COVID-19

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Tool

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Cash Helpdesk

This brief guidance contains key messages to be considered by National Societies when advocating the use of cash and social protection to governments and local authorities during COVID19. Additionally, it can be used within NS for internal advocacy, and in discussions with affected populations, to expand awareness of the additional benefits that SP can bring and its role in supporting safe market recovery during this critical time.

  • Cash and COVID-19
  • Cash and Social Protection

30 December 2020

Tip sheet: Strengthening Linkages with Social Protection Systems: Orientation guidance for Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies

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Tool

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Cash Helpdesk

This guidance is written to assist National Societies identifying opportunities to strengthen linkages with existing social protection systems in their countries. It can be a practical introduction to the subject as well as an advocacy tool to guide discussions with the Government and other relevant stakeholders. Finally, it can be used by CVA practitioners to identify areas of collaboration and promote coordination mechanisms.

  • Cash and COVID-19
  • Cash and Social Protection

30 December 2020

Tip sheet: Social protection in the age of COVID-19

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Tool

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Cash Helpdesk

This tip sheet aims to provide National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies with an overview of key issues to consider when planning and implementing social protection and humanitarian cash-related programmes in the context of COVID-19.

  • Cash and COVID-19
  • Cash and Social Protection

30 December 2020

Tip sheet: Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) for CVA during COVID-19

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Tool

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Cash Helpdesk

This document belongs to the "Covid-19 tip sheet Collection – Delivering Cash" and provides practical actions you can take before, during and after a Cash and Voucher Assistance programme to help integrate CEA principles.

  • Cash and COVID-19

1 October 2020

Case study: Multipurpose Cash for Multi-Hazard Response in Kenya

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Case study

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BRC

This case study focuses on the use of multipurpose cash transfers to address a multi-hazard response in Kenya, where covid-19, floods and an infestation of the desert locust resulted in a widespread impact on communities, threatening their lives and livelihoods.

  • Africa
  • Cash and COVID-19
  • Cash in emergencies

1 August 2020

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

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Case study

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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

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