Cash in emergencies

Cash in Emergencies focuses on cash assistance programming in the immediate aftermath of a sudden onset disaster. Explore this page for case studies, lessons learned and other informational materials on cash assistance in emergencies.

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27 Feb 2020

Type: Video

Organisation: Kenya Red Cross, ICHA

This short documentary (9'05'') focuses of the implementation of a shelter recovery programme using a mixed approach including community participation, cash and voucher assistance, and innovative technology (RedRose) to respond to floods in Kenya in 2018.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Cash technology
  • Africa

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27 Feb 2020

Type: Video

Organisation: Kenya Red Cross, ICHA

Short video offering an overview (2'21") of the implementation of a shelter recovery programme using a mixed approach including community participation, cash and voucher assistance, and innovative technology (RedRose) to respond to floods in Kenya in 2018.

  • Cash technology
  • Africa
  • Cash in emergencies

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01 Feb 2020

Type: Case study

Organisation: Cash Hub, 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

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01 Feb 2020

Type: Case study

Organisation: Myanmar Red Cross Society, IFRC

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

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01 Jan 2020

Type: Case study

Organisation: Myanmar Red Cross Society, IFRC

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

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10 Dec 2019

Type: Video

Organisation: British Red Cross

Short interview with the Secretary General of the Niger Red Cross, who explains the work of the National Society in relation to cash preparedness and cash programming in the context of the challenges faced in Niger.

  • National society cash readiness
  • Africa
  • Cash in emergencies

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