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

01 Apr 2018

Type: Research

Organisation: Turkish Red Crescent

Periodical report with information and news on the Turkish Red Crescent’s Kizilaykart Emergency Social Safety Net Programme supporting basic needs of vulnerable refugees in Turkey.

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

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01 Apr 2018

Type: Research

Organisation: Turkish Red Crescent

Report on Turkish Red Crescent’s Kizilaykart Condictional Cash Transfer for Education (CCTE) programme with information on statistics, registration, transfer management, communication and field activities.

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

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01 Feb 2018

Type: Learning

Organisation: Humanitarian Outcomes, British Red Cross, IFRC

Findings from two case studies commissioned by the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in Kenya and Nigeria, to examine whether humanitarian cash programmes can contribute to financial inclusion for crisis affected people.

  • Africa
  • Cash technology
  • Cash in conflict

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01 Jan 2018

Type: Learning

Organisation: Kenya Red Cross

An overview of the Kenya Red Cross cash experience to date.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa

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01 Jan 2018

Type: Case study

Organisation: Kenya Red Cross

Case Study on the Kenya Red Cross' use of unrestricted electronic cash vouchers to support families affected by drought.

  • Cash technology
  • Africa
  • Cash in emergencies

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01 Jan 2018

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC, Danish Red Cross (DRC), Madagascar Red Cross Society (MRCS)

This case study documents how community engagement and accountability approaches were integrated into the emergency phase of a pilot cash based intervention programme in Madagascar’s capital Antananarivo in 2017, and the benefits this had for the program.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa

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