CASH HUB AND COVID-19

Webinar series

The Use of Cash and Markets in the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement

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The Cash Hub is running a new webinar series on the use of Cash and Markets in the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, in collaboration with different National Societies, the IFRC, the ICRC and other reference centres and hubs of the Movement. During these online events speakers share experiences on a wide range of related topics such as social protection, livelihoods and community engagement and accountability. The Cash Hub is capturing this wealth of knowledge in a series of recordings, Q&A documents, slides and other relevant material that you can explore in this section.

To access materials related to each of the previous webinars click on the links below:


Webinar 25 focused on the use of digital tools for information management during Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) operations, with examples from Botswana Red Cross, Netherlands Red Cross, 510, American Red Cross and IFRC.

  1. Read the summary takeaways clicking here (coming soon)
  2. Download the Q&A document (coming soon)
  3. Download the slides used during the webinar
  4. Watch the recording of the webinar

Webinar 24 focused on different experiences in strengthening community resilience, and the use of group cash transfers to empower the community groups to choose and fund their own community resilience activities.

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  2. Download the Q&A document
  3. Download the slides used during the webinar
  4. Watch the recording of the webinar
  5. Watch the recording of the presentation on supporting Village Savings and Loans Association by Martha Imamut (Project officer in the field of Response and Migration from the Uganda Red Cross)

Webinar 23 introduced experience related to Protection, Gender and Inclusion (PGI) sensitive Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) with examples from Zimbabwe Red Cross and Zambia Red Cross.

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  3. Download the slides used during the webinar
  4. Watch the recording

Webinar 22 explained what Fast Track Cash Preparedness entails and how this differs from the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement standard Cash Preparedness, with examples from the Armenian Red Cross and the Belarus Red Cross.

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  3. Download the slides used during the webinar
  4. Watch the recording

Webinar 21 introduced some of the experiences, challenges and learning from contracting and working with Financial Service Providers (FSPs). ICRC shared its experience on this topic with examples from Nigeria and Ethiopia, and some key points from its global approach to FSPs. The Sierra Leone Red Cross shared experiences on a recent FSP procurement. The topic has been introduced by a British Red Cross logistician working on FSP procurement and relationship management.

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  2. Download the Q&A document
  3. Download the slides used during the webinar
  4. Watch the recording

Webinar 20 focused on how National Societies used Cash and Voucher Assistance to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak, with examples from the Albanian Red Cross and Serbian Red Cross which shared information on its responses, challenges and learning. The IFRC Cash Global Lead opened the webinar with global reflections on the use of CVA in responses over the last year.

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  3. Download the slides used during the webinar
  4. Watch the recording

Webinar 19 focused on the response of Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies (NS) to COVID-19 using Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA). The Sierra Leone Red Cross and Pakistan Red Crescent Society have shared information on their programmes, challenges and learning. Discussions related to first time experiences on distributing CVA without Participating National Society (PNS) support, scaling up CVA use and delivery in short time-frames to meet donor requirements.

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  2. Download the Q&A document
  3. Download the slides used during the webinar
  4. Watch the recording

Webinar 18 focused on Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) and Data Protection. As we scale up our use of CVA, considering data protection is essential for protecting the vulnerable, building trust and implementing CVA safely and at scale. IFRC introduced the topic and the CVA Data Protection Guidance recently launched. Data protection considerations in CVA were also shared by Nigerian Red Cross and Hellenic Red Cross, while ICRC provided a summary of the key takeaways from the discussion.

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  2. Download the Q&A document
  3. Download the slides used during the webinar
  4. Watch the recording
  5. Watch the recording of a presentation on Cash and Data Protection led by Dauda Mohammed – Assistant Coordinator DM, CTP and Livelihood focal point, from the Nigerian Red Cross

Webinar 17 focused on cash preparedness – why it is important and what is involved. It also included examples shared from Viet Nam Red Cross Society and Kyrgyzstan Red Crescent on how investments in cash preparedness can lead to a more effective and at scale CVA response.

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  4. Watch the recording

Webinar 16 has been organised in partnership with the newly launched Anticipation Hub to discuss Cash and Voucher Assistance and Early Action. During the webinar, Kenya Red Cross presented on a recent drought response, and Bangladesh Red Crescent presented on a recent flood response. 

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  4. Watch the recording

Webinar 15 focused on the use of Cash and Voucher Assistance for Nutrition Outcomes. In particular, we will discuss the role of economic barriers in nutrition outcomes, a decision-making tool to help to identify where cash can improve nutrition outcomes, and an example from Burkina Faso.

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  3. Download the slides used during the webinar
  4. Watch the recording

Webinar 14 focused on monitoring in relation to Cash and Voucher Assistance with a focus on outcome indicators, expenditure monitoring, recent work on measuring well-being, as well as experiences of the Turkish Red Crescent in conducting remote focus group discussions (FGD) and lessons learnt from Zambia Red Cross.

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  4. Watch the recording

Webinar 13 focused on how CVA can be used to support health outcomes by improving access to and utilisation of health care services in humanitarian contexts, with reference to examples from Greece and DR Congo.

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Webinar 12 has been organised in collaboration with IFRC, Lebanese Red Cross, Myanmar Red Cross, Nepal Red Cross Society.  Discussions focused on how Cash and Voucher Assistance has been used to achieve Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH) Objectives, with reference to examples from Myanmar, Nepal and Lebanon.

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Webinar 11 was delivered in Spanish by the Cash Hub and the IFRC Regional Office. The webinar focused on the issue of the opportunity to use technological tools as a measure to protect sensitive data, focusing on the Movement’s experience with the implementation of the RC2 Relief / ODK X app.  

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Webinar 10 has been organised in collaboration with Lebanese Red Cross, Myanmar Red Cross and IFRC. After an initial update on the use CVA to respond to the explosion that took place in the port of Beirut, ways of integrating CVA in the COVID-19 response in Rakhine, and examples from the Community Resilience Programme (CRP) where shared.

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  3. Download the slides used during the webinar
  4. Watch the recording

Webinar 9 has been organised in collaboration with IFRC, ICRC, Senegalese Red Cross, Egyptian Red Crescent and Danish Red cross. Discussions focused on migration and to the use of cash and voucher assistance during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

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  4. Watch the recording

Webinar 8  has been organised in collaboration with IFRC Geneva, ICRC Geneva, ICRC Iraq, IFRC Bahamas, IFRC Regional Americas Office, and the Bahamas Red Cross, which focused on shelter and settlement programming with Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA). To read the full list of speakers who contributed to this event click here.

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  4. Watch the recording

Webinar 7  has been organised in collaboration with the IFRC, the Ecuadorian Red Cross and the Colombian Red Cross, paying specific attention to migration and adapting CVA programmes to COVID-19. To read the full list of speakers who contributed to this event click here.

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  3. Watch the recording

Webinar 6 took place on 15th July 2020 in collaboration with the British Red Cross, the Gambian Red Cross, the Ukrainian Red Cross, the Afghan Red Crescent and the Livelihoods Research Centre, which focused on how livelihoods and economic security are an essential aspect to adapting CVA programmes to COVID-19. To read the full list of speakers who contributed to this event click here.

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  4. Watch the recording

Webinar 5 took place on 1st July 2020 in collaboration with the British Red Cross, the Kenyan Red Cross, the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society and the ICRC, which focused on how to adapt Community Engagement and Accountability practices in the context of CVA and the COVID-19 outbreak. To read the full list of speakers who contributed to this event click here.

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Webinar 4 took place on 17th June 2020 in collaboration with the IFRC, the Pakistan Red Crescent, the British Red Cross and the Netherlands Red Cross St Maarten, which focused on the use of data and digital technology in adapting CVA programmes to COVID-19. To read the full list of speakers who contributed to this eventclick here.

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  4. Watch the recording

Webinar 3 took place on 3rd of June 2020 in collaboration with the British Red Cross, the Turkish Red Crescent, the Montserrat Red Cross, and the Baphalali Eswatini Red Cross, which focused on how social protection practices are being adapted within CVA programming in response to COVID-19. To read the full list of speakers who contributed to this event click here.

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  4. Watch the recording

Webinar 2 took place on 20th May 2020 in collaboration with the Zimbabwe Red Cross Society and the Lebanese Red Cross, which focused how CVA programmes are adapting in response to COVID-19. To read the full list of speakers who contributed to this event click here.

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  3. Download the slides used during the webinar
  4. Watch the recording

Webinar 1  took place on 6th May 2020 in collaboration with the British Red Cross, the ICRC and the IFRC, which focused on how CVA programmes are adapting in response to COVID-19. To read the full list of speakers who contributed to this event click here.

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  2. Download the Q&A document 
  3. Download the slides used during the webinar
  4. Watch the recording   

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22 September 2021

Cash Hub Webinar 23: Slides

Type:

Learning

Organisation:

Zambia Red Cross Society

The slides used during the 23rd Cash Hub Webinar, on PGI sensitive CVA, with sharing by Zimbabwe Red Cross Society and Zambia Red Cross Society.

  • Cash and COVID-19 webinar series

21 May 2021

Cash Hub Webinar 21: Slides

Type:

Learning

Organisation:

Cash Hub

A series of slides used during the 21st Webinar of the Cash Hub series with information on contracting and working with Financial Service Providers (FSPs) and examples from ICRC, the Sierra Leone Red Cross and the British Red Cross.

  • Cash and COVID-19 webinar series
  • Procurement Tools and Templates
  • Webinar

21 May 2021

Recording of Cash Hub webinar 21

Type:

Video

Organisation:

Cash Hub

Recording of the 21st Cash Hub webinar, during which ICRC, the Sierra Leone Red Cross and BRC shared experiences, challenges and learning from contracting and working with Financial Service Providers (FSPs).

  • Cash and COVID-19 webinar series
  • Procurement Tools and Templates
  • Webinar

21 April 2021

Recording of Cash Hub webinar 20

Type:

Video

Organisation:

Cash Hub

Recording of the 20th Cash Hub webinar, which focused on how National Societies used Cash and Voucher Assistance to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak, with examples from the Albanian Red Cross and Serbian Red Cross and an introduction from the IFRC Cash Global Lead.

  • Cash and COVID-19 webinar series
  • Video
  • Webinar

19 March 2021

Recording of Cash Hub webinar 19

Type:

Video

Organisation:

Cash Hub

Recording of the 19th Cash Hub webinar, during which Sierra Leone Red Cross and Pakistan Red Crescent Society shared information on their programmes, challenges and learning in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak.

  • Cash and COVID-19 webinar series
  • Video

17 March 2021

Cash Hub Webinar 19: Slides

Type:

Learning

Organisation:

Cash Hub

A series of slides used during the 19th Webinar of the Cash Hub series with information on the use of Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) during COVID-19 and examples from the Sierra Leone Red Cross and Pakistan Red Crescent Society.

  • Cash and COVID-19 webinar series

In partnership with:

British Red Cross