Thought pieces from around the network
By David Peppiatt, Director of Humanitarian Cash, British Red Cross
Much has been said about cash aid (I use this as a far from perfect shorthand for delivering cash and voucher assistance). Is it really a game changer for the humanitarian system or just hype? Will humanitarian aid in 2030 be marked by a shift away from delivery of relief in-kind to digital transfers of money?
By the Department of Information Technologies of Turkish Red Crescent
Digital Change is a concept which cannot be explained by using new technologies in internet applications, developing mobile applications or institutionally appearing more in all channels of social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.). It is a concept that requires different strategies and implementations for per area and does not have a single solution.
By the Livelihood Centre
WHAT HAS STRATEGY 2020 MEANT FOR LIVELIHOODS PROGRAMMING IN RCRC?
Livelihood is both an area of focus (AoF) in IFRC Strategy 2020 and a key area of work for the Red Cross Red Crescent (RCRC) National Societies, and IFRC. Livelihoods is highlighted in Strategic Objective 1: Save lives, protect livelihoods and strengthen recovery from disasters and crises.