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Delivering Money in Times of Emergency

"Today, Visa announced a new partnership with the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP). The CaLP is a consortium of leading humanitarian organizations focused on improving the quality of “cash transfer programming”—the distribution of money to communities in need particularly during times of emergency. The CaLP is today composed by Oxfam GB, the British Red Cross, Save the Children, Action Against Hunger / ACF International and the Norwegian Refugee Council."

Visa and Leading Humanitarian Aid Organizations Partner to Improve Speed and Efficiency of Relief Payments in Times of Disaster Partnership to develop emergency preparedness for cash transfers, starting in the Philippines

"The Cash Learning Partnership, a consortium formed after the 2005 southeast Asia tsunami and whose Steering Committee includes Oxfam Great Britain, the British Red Cross, Save the Children, Action Against Hunger | ACF International and the Norwegian Refugee Council, is focused on improving the quality of programs whose approach includes the use of cash transfers whether in physical cash, paper voucher or digital currency form, such as through prepaid cards."

Visa and Leading Humanitarian Aid Organizations Partner to Improve Speed and Efficiency of Relief Payments in Times of Disaster

SAN FRANCISCO—Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the global payments technology leader, and the Cash Learning Partnership, a consortium of leading humanitarian aid organizations, today announced a new partnership aimed at making the distribution of money to individuals—or cash transfers—in disaster relief faster, more effective and more secure.

About Action Against Hunger | ACF International

Action Against Hunger is internationally recognized as a leader in the fight against global malnutrition. Action Against Hunger works to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With over 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity, Action Against Hunger runs life-saving programs in some 40 countries benefiting 5 million people each year.

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