Communication, community engagement and preparedness are key as more National Societies use cash in emergency response.
Author and researcher Patricia Leidl says the helping communities recover from crisis and overcoming poverty requires greater protection for women and girls.
In a field hospital at the al Azraq refugee camp, just 100 kilometres from the Syrian border in northern Jordan, a baby is born to a woman fleeing conflict in Syria.
It starts before dawn with a report on the radio. There’s a boat in international waters about 12 nautical miles from Libya. The Topaz Responder, a 51-metre-long vessel custom-built for this task, goes looking.
Cash, a chance for change
By Degan Ali, executive director of African Development Solutions.
With more people on the move than ever before, conflicts lasting years and chronic violence on the rise in many areas, millions of children are deprived of even a basic education.