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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20 October 2021

Localisation and Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) – Cash Hub panel discussion recording

Type:

Video

Organization:

Cash Hub

As part of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement Planet:Red Summit, the Cash Hub hosted a panel discussion to explore how CVA, and specifically cash preparedness can help to strengthen National Societies and contribute to more locally-led humanitarian action.

  • Cash and localisation
  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies

31 August 2021

Strengthening locally led humanitarian action through cash preparedness

Type:

Research

Organization:

Cash Hub, Norcap

This research looks at links between CVA and localisation, to understand how CVA can help to further localisation and strengthen locally led humanitarian action, focusing on these questions: 1) How can CVA help to strengthen National Societies’ voice and influence?; 2) Does building CVA capacity help to further the localisation agenda and, if so, how does it do so?; 3) What lessons can be learnt from National Societies and their CVA responses?

  • Cash and localisation
  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies

2 August 2021

Outcome Report World Humanitarian Forum London, 2021

Type:

Report

Organization:

World Humanitarian Forum

This Outcome Report was elaborated as an outcome paper of the WHF’s London Digital Summit. The report covers the two-day event and the sessions therein from 19 to 20 May 2021. For more information about this event visit: www.whf.london

  • Cash in emergencies

30 April 2021

Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) – monthly report March 2021 (Issue n.12)

Type:

Infographic

Organization:

Turkish Red Crescent (Türk Kızılay)

Short overview of programmatic highlights and achievements from March 2021, as well as information on the use of cash and recipients in Turkey where the ESSN programme has been supporting about 1.8 million refugees a month.

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

18 March 2021

What does “Cash” mean for WASH Outcomes?

Type:

Learning

Organization:

RCRCM

Short overview document intended for both WASH and cash practitioners as well as programme managers who want to understand and explore how cash and voucher assistance can support WASH outcomes.

  • Cash and WASH
  • Cash in emergencies

8 February 2021

Guidance for Mainstreaming Cash and Voucher Assistance Cash Preparedness for Effective Response – Chapter 2: ICRC CVA Preparedness Guidance

Type:

Tool

Organization:

RCRCM

This ICRC-specific guidance follows the same structure as the CVAP guidance for NSs (for the latter see Chapter 1), with each section providing an overview of one of the five key Areas of CVAP, adapted for use at ICRC delegation level.

  • Africa
  • America
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Europe
  • National society cash readiness

In partnership with:

British Red Cross