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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13 May 2022

CVA Newsletter – Nepal Red Cross (Jan-March 2022)

Type:

Bulletin

Organization:

BRC, Nepal Red Cross Society

An overview of the latest updates on the Cash and Voucher Assistance(CVA) work of the Nepal Red Cross between January and March 2022

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Learning

13 April 2022

Q&A about cash and vouchers assistance for RC volunteers in Ukraine and impacted countries response

Type:

Guidance

Organization:

Cash Helpdesk

This question and answer (Q&A) sheet for volunteers working with cash and vouchers assistance (CVA) aims to help answer the questions of National Society volunteers and staff regarding the use of CVA as a modality, rather than provision of in-kind goods and services.

  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Europe
  • Ukraine and impacted countries

17 February 2022

High-Level Dialogue – Global Cash Forum

Type:

Video

Organization:

Cash Hub, ICRC, IFRC

Recording of the High-Level Dialogue that took place during the Global Cash Forum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement on the 10th of February 2022.

  • Cash and localisation
  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies
  • National society cash readiness
  • Video

9 February 2022

Dignity in Action – Key data and learning on cash and voucher assistance from across the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement

Type:

Report

Organization:

Cash Hub, ICRC, IFRC

Drawing on learning from across the world, this report focuses on six key messages for advancing Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) in the Movement: 1. Measuring the transformation benefits of CVA 2. CVA Preparedness 3. Localisation of Cash; National Society Leadership 4. CVA and Social Protection 5. Cash, Digital Technology and Data Sharing 6. Cash in Conflict

  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies
  • National society cash readiness

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

In partnership with:

British Red Cross