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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01 Aug 2018

Type: Learning

Organisation: Turkish Red Crescent, Norcap, Food Security Cluster, WFP

Report on the lessons learned through consultation of in-country stakeholders, with a focus on coordination and relations building carried out by the Task Force in the context of the Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) programme.

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

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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 British Virgin Islands Joint Cash Platform (JCP) Operational Model (OM) following hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. The evaluation focuses on aspects of the JCP influencing key drivers of the quality of response as well as effectiveness, efficiency and accountability.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • National society cash readiness
  • Americas

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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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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 supporting basic needs of vulnerable refugees in Turkey.

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

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