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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© Zeynep Tugrul /Turkish Red Crescent

13 Jan 2014

Type: Article

Organisation: ICRC

Cash assistance is an integral part of the much-needed support given by the ICRC and the Philippine Red Cross to the displaced population that is yet to recover from the destruction of their livelihood and property.

  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Asia-Pacific

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Fact sheet on an unconditional cash programme targeting food insecurity in Senegal, using banks.

  • Africa
  • Cash in emergencies

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Fact sheet on the use of conditional cash for shelter and unconditional cash for livelihoods combined with business management training through third-party financial institutions following the 2010 Haitian earthquake.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Americas

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Fact sheet on a commodity voucher programme to support livelihoods recovery of earthquake affected vulnerable households in Chile.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Americas

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Fact sheet on a conditional cash assistance programme for livelihoods recovery using cash collection at post offices in response to flash floods in Pakistan.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Asia-Pacific

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Summary of a cash transfer programme for shelter using a combination of unconditional cash and value vouchers in Kyrgyzstan following the 2011 earthquake.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Europe

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Fact sheet on cash based assistance for basic needs and food needs using cash in envelopes following the 2011 Mekong floods in Vietnam.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Asia-Pacific

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Fact sheet on a conditional cash programme for livelihoods recovery using remittance companies in response to Typhoon Nesat and Nalgae in the Philippines.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Asia-Pacific

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Case study on a large-scale unconditional cash programme for basic needs using remittance companies as well as cash in envelopes following Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Asia-Pacific

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Fact sheet on the use of e-vouchers in supporting the food needs of Syrian refugees residing in camps in Turkey.

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

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