Middle East / North Africa

Learn more about the cash programmes and work within the Middle East/North Africa region, carried out by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Search our case studies, photos, articles and evaluations below.

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© Zaher Barazi / Syrian Arab Red Crescent

01 Jan 2019

Type: Evaluation

Organisation: ICRC, IFRC

This report evaluates the cash preparedness approaches implemented by the American Red Cross, British Red Cross, the Danish Red Cross and the IFRC from 2015-2017, with consideration of the IFRC cash preparedness pilots that took place in 2012-2013.

  • National society cash readiness
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Asia-Pacific

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10 Sep 2018

Type: Research

Organisation: ICRC

ICRC's experience and evidence show that cash is an essential tool in humanitarian action in armed conflict and a valuable option in responding to a wide range of the needs people have in such situations.

  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa

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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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07 May 2018

Type: Evaluation

Organisation: Lebanese Red Cross

After Action Review on the Lebanese Red Cross' piloting of an e-voucher project using Red Rose’s data management and assistance delivery platform to provide hygiene items to Syrian refugees.

  • National society cash readiness
  • Cash technology
  • Middle-East / North Africa

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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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