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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© Zeynep Tugrul /Turkish Red Crescent

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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08 Jul 2018

Type: Learning

Organisation: Turkish Red Crescent (Türk Kızılay)

Periodical report (n.2) with information and news on the Türk Kızılay Kizilaykart Emergency Social Safety Net Programme supporting basic needs of vulnerable refugees in Turkey.

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

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07 Jul 2018

Type: Video

Organisation: American Red Cross

The American Red Cross has successfully piloted an innovative program to give small cash grants to survivors of the Haiti earthquake.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Americas
  • Cash technology

Watch here

01 May 2018

Type: Case study

Organisation: UNHCR

Overview of the cash programme implemented since 2015 by UNHCR and its partners in Greece to meet basic needs, and to offer housing and services to refugees and asylum seekers (persons of concern), and key findings related to its sectoral outcomes.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Europe

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