RESOURCES

Cash Preparedness​

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.

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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Key Resources

25 January 2022

Theory of Change – Cash and Voucher Assistance Preparedness

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

8 February 2021

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

This ICRC-specific guidance follows the same structure as the CVAP guidance for NSs (for the latter see Chapter…

8 February 2021

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

This guidance is intended for NSs at the country level, but can also be used by other components…

16 May 2023

IFRC Regional Delivery Mechanism: Visa prepaid cards overview

Type:

Infographic

Organization:

IFRC

This infographic details information about the new regional CVA delivery mechanism, Visa prepaid cards, being used by the IFRC in the Americas region. In Spanish and English.

  • America
  • National society cash readiness

16 May 2023

Counting Cash for the Americas: 2022 data

Type:

Infographic

Organization:

IFRC

Infographic detailing the results of the 2022 Counting Cash operation in the Americas region

  • America
  • National society cash readiness

3 February 2023

Asia-Pacific Cash and Voucher Assistance Annual Report 2022

Type:

Report

Organization:

IFRC

This report aims to provide a snapshot of the accomplishments of Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) in 2022. Guided by the Asia-Pacific Cash Roadmap 2022-2025 below are key highlights on…

  • Asia-Pacific
  • National society cash readiness

3 February 2023

Asia Pacific Cash Readiness Plan 2023

Type:

Guidance

Organization:

IFRC

This document outlines the CVA Readiness Plan of the Asia-Pacific region, including cash preparedness initiatives projects

  • Asia-Pacific
  • National society cash readiness

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 on the 10th of February 2022.

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

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

In partnership with:

British Red Cross