About the Hub

The Anticipation Hub is a platform to facilitate knowledge exchange, learning, guidance, and advocacy around anticipatory action both virtually and in-person. 

The platform is hosted by the German Red Cross in cooperation with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre with funding support from Germany's Federal Foreign Office. 

The Anticipation Hub brings together partners across the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, universities, research institutes, (i)NGOs, UN agencies, governments, donors, and network initiatives. 

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Our vision:  

A world where the impact of disasters are reduced through anticipatory action  

The Anticipation Hub envisions a world that has an effective anticipatory humanitarian system which also informs, inspires and supports collaboration across the climate and development sectors to manage risks. 


Our mission:  

To facilitate knowledge exchange, learning, guidance and advocacy for practitioners, scientists and policymakers that supports them to jointly work with at-risk communities to collectively achieve anticipatory action. 

Our aims:  

The Anticipation Hub aims to support practitioners, scientists and policymakers, to do more anticipatory action, do it better and do it together, to jointly embed a culture of anticipatory action inside and beyond the humanitarian sector. 

Our strategic priorities: 

The Anticipation Hub’s three strategic priorities are to 1) stimulate learning, innovation and exchange, 2) provide guidance and support and to 3) promote sustained policy & advocacy efforts within and beyond the humanitarian system. 

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