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…

1 July 2020

Tip sheet: COVID-19 Sensitive Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) Across the Project Cycle

Type:

Tip sheet

Organization:

Cash Helpdesk, Cash Hub

This document is intended as a learning tool for National Societies, providing information on how CVA should be adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic. It includes tips and considerations for each…

  • Cash and COVID-19
  • National society cash readiness

21 March 2020

Tip sheet: Cash and Voucher Assistance and COVID-19

Type:

Tip sheet

Organization:

ICRC

Tool with practical recommendations to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 through ongoing Cash and Voucher Assistance, inform the adaptation of CVA in the context of COVID-19, and promote sensitivity…

  • Cash and COVID-19
  • Cash in emergencies
  • National society cash readiness

10 December 2019

Cash Preparedness, Niger Red Cross

Type:

Video

Organization:

BRC, Niger Red Cross

Short interview with the Secretary General of the Niger Red Cross, who explains the work of the National Society in relation to cash preparedness and cash programming in the context…

  • Africa
  • Cash in emergencies
  • National society cash readiness
  • Video

1 December 2019

Investing in Cash and Voucher Coordination in Kenya

Type:

Case study

Organization:

BRC, Cash Hub

Case study focusing on CVA coordination in Kenya and the need to invest in the right cash coordination architecture in advance to strengthen the overall impact of CVA.

  • Africa
  • Cash and social protection
  • Cash in emergencies
  • Development programme

1 January 2019

Evaluation of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement Cash Preparedness Support – Executive Summary in English

Type:

Evaluation

Organization:

ICRC, IFRC

Executive summary of the report on 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…

  • Africa
  • America
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash in emergencies

1 August 2018

British Virgin Islands Joint Cash Platform Evaluation: Building an evidence base on operational models for the delivery of cash transfer programming

Type:

Evaluation

Organization:

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

Evaluation analysing aspects of the British Virgin Islands Joint Cash Platform (JCP) Operational Model (OM) following hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. The evaluation focuses on aspects of the JCP…

  • America
  • Cash and health
  • Cash and social protection
  • Cash in emergencies

In partnership with:

British Red Cross