Cash in emergencies

Cash in Emergencies focuses on cash-based 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-based assistance in emergencies.

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10 Sep 2018

Type: Research

Organisation: ICRC

ICRC's experience and evidence show that cash is an essential tool in humanitarian action in armed conflict and a valuable option in responding to a wide range of the needs people have in such situations.

  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa

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01 Aug 2018

Type: Research

Organisation: Humanitarian Outcomes, British Red Cross, Kenya Red Cross

This research has the goal to further the evidence base on whether and how humanitarian cash transfers can foster the financial inclusion of crisis affected people focusing on two Kenya Red Cross projects in Kilifi and the Tana Delta where cash was delivered using M-Pesa.

  • Cash in conflict
  • Africa
  • Cash technology

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01 Aug 2018

Type: Case study

Organisation: British Red Cross, British Virgin Islands Red Cross

This case study highlights learning from the establishment of a Joint Cash Platform to deliver cash for emergency and recovery needs in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) following hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • National society cash readiness
  • Americas

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01 Aug 2018

Type: Research

Organisation: Humanitarian Outcomes, British Red Cross, ICRC

This research has the goal to further the evidence base on whether and how humanitarian cash transfers can foster the financial inclusion of crisis affected people through a review of a “cash for livelihoods” programme implemented by ICRC in Nigeria.

  • Cash in conflict
  • Africa
  • Cash technology

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01 Aug 2018

Type: Evaluation

Organisation: Caritas, CRS, British Red Cross, British Virgin Islands Red Cross

Evaluation analysing aspects of the Joint Cash Platform in the of the British Virgin Islands following hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. The evaluation focuses on considering the Joint Cash Platform against drivers of the quality of response and aspects related to effectiveness, efficiency and accountability.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • National society cash readiness
  • Americas

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06 Apr 2018

Type: Article

Organisation: ICRC

"Times were tough when I couldn't find work." But all that changed after Mr Majid received a cash grant as part of a programme to help people living in south-eastern Bangladesh become self-sufficient.

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

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01 Apr 2018

Type: Research

Organisation: Turkish Red Crescent

Summary report on the Turkish Red Crescent’s Kizilaykart Emergency Social Safety Net Programme (ESSN) programme.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Europe
  • Middle-East / North Africa

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01 Apr 2018

Type: Research

Organisation: Turkish Red Crescent

Report on Turkish Red Crescent’s Kizilaykart Condictional Cash Transfer for Education (CCTE) programme with information on statistics, registration, transfer management, communication and field activities.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Europe
  • Middle-East / North Africa

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01 Apr 2018

Type: Research

Organisation: Turkish Red Crescent

This document offers an overview on the Kizilaykart Platform, a cash-based assistance tool designed to provide support to the most vulnerable refugees in a dignified way.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Middle-East / North Africa
  • Europe

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01 Apr 2018

Type: Research

Organisation: Turkish Red Crescent

Report on the Turkish Red Crescent’s Kizilaykart Emergency Social Safety Net Programme (ESSN) programme with information on statistics, registration, transfer management, communication, field activities, and coordination.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Europe
  • Middle-East / North Africa

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