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Managing Cash in Emergencies

The safe handling of cash is important for the management of project resources and security of project staff, especially in an emergency response.  Every NGO should have its own policies and procedure on cash management - here are some general points and practical suggestions to consider.

Be aware of the risk to cash and yourself at all times!

General advice

Before you arrive in the field

Once you arrive in the field

When leaving the field


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