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: Research

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.

  • Cash in conflict
  • Africa
  • Cash technology

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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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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

Summary report on the Turkish Red Crescent’s Kizilaykart Emergency Social Safety Net Programme (ESSN) programme.

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

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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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