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 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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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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01 Apr 2018

Type: Research

Organisation: Turkish Red Crescent

Periodical report with information and news on the Turkish Red Crescent’s Kizilaykart Emergency Social Safety Net Programme supporting basic needs of vulnerable refugees in Turkey.

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

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01 Feb 2018

Type: Learning

Organisation: Humanitarian Outcomes, British Red Cross, IFRC

Findings from two case studies commissioned by the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in Kenya and Nigeria, to examine whether humanitarian cash programmes can contribute to financial inclusion for crisis affected people.

  • Africa
  • Cash technology
  • Cash in conflict

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01 Jan 2018

Type: Case study

Organisation: Kenya Red Cross

Case Study on the Kenya Red Cross' use of unrestricted electronic cash vouchers to support families affected by drought.

  • Cash technology
  • Africa
  • Cash in emergencies

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01 Jan 2018

Type: Learning

Organisation: Kenya Red Cross

An overview of the Kenya Red Cross cash experience to date.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa

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01 Jan 2018

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC, Danish Red Cross (DRC), Madagascar Red Cross Society (MRCS)

This case study documents how community engagement and accountability approaches were integrated into the emergency phase of a pilot cash based intervention programme in Madagascar’s capital Antananarivo in 2017, and the benefits this had for the program.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa

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01 Jan 2018

Type: Learning

Organisation: ICHA, ECHO, KRCS, BRC

Learning document about the voices of partners and stories of people affected by the 2016 – 2017 drought in Kenya to capture the impact of a programme implemented by KRCS, with support from BRC and ECHO, using unconditional can transfers to increase resilience of beneficiaries.

  • Africa
  • Cash in emergencies

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01 Dec 2017

Type: Case study

Organisation: Kenya Red Cross

Case Study that documents and draws lessons from the Kenya Red Cross' experience mainstreaming of the Accountability to Communities framework across the organization.

  • Cash in emergencies

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