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Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP)

Originating from the will to gather the lessons learnt from the tsunami emergency response in 2005, the CaLP is today composed by Oxfam GB, the British Red Cross, Save the Children, the Norwegian Refugee Council and Action Against Hunger | ACF International. The five steering committee organisations have come together to support capacity building, research and information-sharing on cash transfer programming as an effective tool to help deliver aid in times of crisis.

ACF’s Technical Director Talks Food Security, Cash Transfers

Action Against Hunger’s Technical Director, Silke Pietzsch, recently granted a compelling interview to humanitarian news source South South News. In the video, which you can watch below, Silke gives a full overview of ACF’s integrated programming, with an emphasis on food security and livelihoods, which is the first area of expertise in her technical  background.

Action Against Hunger Targets Malnutrition

"In a rapidly changing world, it's important to know that the basics are taken care of. No matter what happens politically, socially, or economically, a few basics, like food, shelter, and health are necessary for all of the world's people. Unfortunately, these essentials remain out of reach for the world's poorest, who are often unsure of where their next meal might come from."

Cash Transfers a Successful Antidote to Sahel Emergency

Although it may seem counter-intuitive in the context of a humanitarian emergency, money can be one of the most effective mediums for saving lives during emergencies such as that unfolding across the Sahel—a crisis in which three million children are expected to become severely malnourished in the coming months.

Cash Learning Partnership: Turning Cash into Aid, Part 4

Kendra Hughbanks is working for ACF International as the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) Assistant. Though based in New York, she is spending a month in the Philippines to focus on case studies that illuminate emergency intervention and recovery. This post is the first in a series.

Cash Learning Partnership: Turning Cash into Aid, Part 3

Kendra Hughbanks is working for ACF International as the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) Assistant. Though based in New York, she is spending a month in the Philippines to focus on case studies that illuminate emergency intervention and recovery. This post is the third in a series.

Cash Learning Partnership: Turning Cash Into Aid, Part 2

Kendra Hughbanks is working for ACF International as the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) Assistant. Though based in New York, she is spending a month in the Philippines to focus on case studies that illuminate emergency intervention and recovery. This post is the second in a series.

Cash Learning Partnership: Turning Cash Into Aid, Part 1

Kendra Hughbanks is working for ACF International as the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) Assistant. Though based in New York, she is spending a month in the Philippines to focus on case studies that illuminate emergency intervention and recovery. This post is the first in a series. Read Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4.

 

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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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