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 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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01 Nov 2017

Type: Article

Organisation: ICRC

Previously, distributions took an average of 5 hours, whereas with Red Rose (data verification system providing an end-to-end solution for programming), it takes an average of 35 minutes for people to get their cash grants!

  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Cash technology

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01 Nov 2017

Type: Evaluation

Organisation: IFRC

Evaluation of the unconditional cash transfer programme for basic needs and one-time winterisation supporting Syrian refugees in Jordan.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Middle-East / North Africa

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23 Aug 2017

Type: Research

Organisation: ICRC and Brussels Privacy Hub

This Handbook was published as part of the Brussels Privacy Hub and ICRC’s Data Protection in Humanitarian Action project. It is aimed at the staff of humanitarian organizations involved in processing personal data as part of humanitarian operations.

  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Cash technology

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03 Jul 2017

Type: Video

Organisation: ICRC

Video on risks regarding data protection in cash transfer programmes

  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Cash technology

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