National Society cash readiness

Strengthening national humanitarian action and localisation of aid through investments into National Societies of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement  will be fundamental to building the overall capacity of the humanitarian sector to deliver more effective and efficient humanitarian assistance through uptake of cash assistance. In this section you will find resources aiming at supporting entities of the Movement, improving their capacity and operational readiness to provide scalable and timely cash assistance.

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17 February 2022

High-Level Dialogue – Global Cash Forum

Type:

Video

Organization:

Cash Hub, ICRC, IFRC

Recording of the High-Level Dialogue that took place during the Global Cash Forum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement on the 10th of February 2022.

  • Cash and localisation
  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies
  • National society cash readiness
  • Video

9 February 2022

Dignity in Action – Key data and learning on cash and voucher assistance from across the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement

Type:

Report

Organization:

Cash Hub, ICRC, IFRC

Drawing on learning from across the world, this report focuses on six key messages for advancing Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) in the Movement: 1. Measuring the transformation benefits of CVA 2. CVA Preparedness 3. Localisation of Cash; National Society Leadership 4. CVA and Social Protection 5. Cash, Digital Technology and Data Sharing 6. Cash in Conflict

  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies
  • National society cash readiness

25 January 2022

Theory of Change – Cash and Voucher Assistance Preparedness

Type:

Infographic

Organization:

ICRC, IFRC

This document gives an overview of the Theory of Change for cash and voucher assistance cash preparedness.

  • National society cash readiness

8 February 2021

Guidance for Mainstreaming Cash and Voucher Assistance Cash Preparedness for Effective Response – Chapter 2: ICRC CVA Preparedness Guidance

Type:

Tool

Organization:

RCRCM

This ICRC-specific guidance follows the same structure as the CVAP guidance for NSs (for the latter see Chapter 1), with each section providing an overview of one of the five key Areas of CVAP, adapted for use at ICRC delegation level.

  • Africa
  • America
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Europe
  • National society cash readiness

8 February 2021

Guidance for Mainstreaming Cash and Voucher Assistance Cash Preparedness for Effective Response – Chapter 1: CVAP Areas

Type:

Tool

Organization:

RCRCM

This guidance is intended for NSs at the country level, but can also be used by other components of the Movement. The document includes suggestions on what actions or domains are required under each of the five key CVAP Areas. A separate chapter has been written with adaptations for ICRC delegations investing in CVAP (see “Chapter 2 – ICRC CVAP Guidance”).

  • Africa
  • America
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash in conflict
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Europe
  • Middle-East / North Africa
  • National society cash readiness

1 July 2020

Tip sheet: COVID-19 CVA preparedness: Ensuring minimum requirements to deliver timely, accountable, and effective CVA are in place

Type:

Tool

Organization:

Cash Helpdesk, Cash Hub, IFRC

This document provides a brief guidance to National Societies with no or limited CVA experience, to make the critical and necessary preparations required to deliver timely and accountable CVA.

  • Cash and COVID-19
  • National society cash readiness

In partnership with:

British Red Cross