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

17 Aug 2017

Type: Video

Organisation: British Red Cross

The Red Cross, in partnership with the Jordan Red Crescent, helps hundreds of Syrian refugee families living in Jordan to rebuild their lives via the distribution of cash grants.

  • Cash in conflict
  • Middle-East / North Africa

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30 May 2016

Type: Article

Organisation: ICRC

A cash for work programme in Beddawe, Lebanon, renovates apartments where refugee families are living. The Ahmad family is the first of many refugee families to benefit; with the new apartment and the cash he’s saving, Mahmoud hopes he can improve his children’s future.

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

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09 May 2015

Type: Video

Organisation: British Red Cross

Ahmad and his family are Syrian refugees living in Jordan. Like many other families, Red Cross cash grants help them pay for essentials like rent and food for their children.

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

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26 Nov 2014

Type: Video

Organisation: IFRC

The Jordan Red Crescent and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies have been supporting more than 15,000 Syrian refugees since 2013 with cash assistance.

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

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14 Jan 2014

Type: Video

Organisation: IFRC

Testimonies from Syrian refugees and volunteers involved in an unconditional cash programme.

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

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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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