Smart disaster preparedness includes purchasing cards

Purchasing cards for responder community enable purchase of supplies in off-line situations


By providing uninterrupted access to needed funds and security features inherent in electronic payments, prepaid cards have proved invaluable to communities, businesses, and consumers recovering from a disaster.

Notes

1. Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, How Effective Were the Financial Safety Nets in the Aftermath of Katrina?, January 2006.

2. American Payroll Association, National Payroll Week 2006 Survey Results.