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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01 Nov 2018
Organisation: Turkish Red Crescent (Türk Kızılay)
Periodical report (n.3) with information and news on the Türk Kızılay Kizilaykart Emergency Social Safety Net Programme supporting basic needs of vulnerable refugees in Turkey.
16 Sep 2018
In 2011, low rainfall reduced crop production and sent food prices soaring in Mauritania. The Red Cross Red Crescent response included a cash-for-work programme in the Brakna region.
12 Sep 2018
Organisation: British Red Cross
Natural disasters and conflict can limit people’s individual freedom and their ability to make meaningful choices in times of crisis. This video gives an overview of the impact of cash assistance in an emergency with examples from Kenya and the British Virgin Islands.
10 Sep 2018
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.
01 Aug 2018
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.
01 Aug 2018
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.
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