National society cash readiness

Strengthening national humanitarian action and localisation of aid through investments into National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies 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 RCRCM actors to improve their capacity and operational readiness to provide scalable and timely cash assistance.

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01 Sep 2018

Type: Learning

Organisation: IFRC

Review of the Blockchain Open Loop Cash Transfer pilot project implemented in May 2018 by IFRC in collaboration with the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) to assist over two-thousand households affected by drought in Isiolo County.

  • National society cash readiness
  • Cash technology

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01 Aug 2018

Type: Case study

Organisation: British Red Cross, British Virgin Islands Red Cross

This case study highlights learning from the establishment of a Joint Cash Platform to deliver cash for emergency and recovery needs in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) following hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • National society cash readiness
  • Americas

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01 Aug 2018

Type: Evaluation

Organisation: Caritas, CRS, British Red Cross, British Virgin Islands Red Cross

Evaluation analysing aspects of the Joint Cash Platform in the of the British Virgin Islands following hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. The evaluation focuses on considering the Joint Cash Platform against drivers of the quality of response and aspects related to effectiveness, efficiency and accountability.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • National society cash readiness
  • Americas

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01 Jul 2018

Type: Learning

Organisation: British Red Cross

A learning paper on the tendering process of financial service providers to deliver cash assistance in Lebanon.

  • National society cash readiness

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01 Jul 2018

Type: Learning

Organisation: British Red Cross

A learning paper on the challenges and lessons to be learnt from working with a national-level financial service provider.

  • National society cash readiness

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01 Jul 2018

Type: Learning

Organisation: British Red Cross

A learning paper on the process and challenges in the development of a Modality Selection Framework to support National Societies in making evidence-based decisions on the best modality for the delivery of assistance.

  • National society cash readiness

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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 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Summary of the IFRC's work with the Chilean Red Cross, scaling up their capacity and preparedness for cash based interventions.

  • National society cash readiness
  • Americas

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: Philippine Red Cross

Case study focusing on cash readiness and capacity building implemented within the Philippine Red Cross.

  • National society cash readiness
  • Asia-Pacific

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01 Jan 2014

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC

Summary of the IFRC's work with the Senegalese Red Cross, scaling up their capacity and preparedness for cash based interventions.

  • National society cash readiness
  • Africa

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