Success stories

The Anticipatory Action space is a vibrant and fast evolving space where evidence is continuously being generated on the impact and benefits of anticipatory action on the ground.  

 Here you will find brochures, fact sheets, reflections, interviews, short videos and news items showcasing how by acting early we can save lives and livelihoods.   


This page will be continuously updated as new case study material becomes available.  


Bangladesh

HAZARDS

Floods | Storms | Extreme temperature | Disease | River Bank Erosion

ANTICIPATION PARTNERS IN COUNTRY   

FAO | WFP | Start Network | OCHA | Bangladesh Red Crescent Society | German Red Cross 

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Anticipating the Bangladesh floods in 2020: FAO impact analysis

After the floods subsided, FAO conducted an impact analysis to understand the effectiveness of its interventions. This publication and video provide an insight into FAO’s role in this process, …

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Process Learning from UN-OCHA 2020 Monsoon Anticipatory Action Pilot in Bangladesh - September 2020

n 2018, the Central Emergency Relief Fund (CERF), the financing arm of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) explored anticipatory action funding to complement …

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Collaboration in action! Formalizing cooperation between government agencies and humanitarian actors to accelerate anticipatory action in …

These agreements with government agencies will bring the policy makers as well as the scientists from hydro-met organizations in closer contact with practitioners in humanitarian sectors, so we can …

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Mozambique

HAZARDS

Drought | Storms (Cyclones) | Flood

ANTICIPATION PARTNERS IN COUNTRY    

WFP | Mozambique Red Cross | German Red Cross 

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Factsheet Mozambique

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CVM conducts a large-scale EAP activation simulation exercise in the Province of Nampula

The aftermath of anticipatory humanitarian actions taken for severe tropical storm ‘Chalane’ in Mozambique – was it worth it?

This blog is a short narrative about what followed as the first EAP activation in the Africa region.

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Anticipating the flood: Taking early actions at the Lower Limpopo in Mozambique

After communities in Central Mozambique have experienced the impact of Tropical Cyclone “Eloïse” just last week, significant rainfall in Mozambique’s South is leading to flooding in the Lower …

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Mozambique Red Cross taking early action as Tropical Cyclone Eloise brings strong winds and rains

Just a little over three weeks after witnessing the last tropical storm (Chalane), the population along Central Mozambique’s coastline is bracing for the impact of Tropical Cyclone Eloise. Eloise is …

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Early Action Protocol activated as Tropical Cyclone Chalane approaches Mozambique

Tropical Cyclone “Chalane” is expected to make landfall along the coast of Mozambique in the Sofala Province on 30 December 2020. Given the projected severity of the storm at landfall, the …

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Mongolia

HAZARDS

Extreme Temperature (Dzud)

ANTICIPATION PARTNERS IN COUNTRY    

FAO | Start Network | Mongolian Red Cross | British Red Cross

Red Cross provides relief ahead of extreme winter season in Mongolia

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Peru

HAZARDS COVERED BY ANTICIPATION    

Flood | El Niño | Cold waves

ANTICIPATION PARTNERS IN COUNTRY    

Peruvian Red Cross | German Red Cross | Red Cross and the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre

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View the Peru country page here

Factsheet Peru

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Implementing the FbF Mechanism in Perú

Since 2015 the Peruvian Red Cross, the German Red Cross, and the Climate Centre have been working in close coordination with government entities to develop three EAPs. During that time, they have …

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The FbF experience in high Andean communities in Peru: Cold waves and snowfall

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Forecast-based Financing: Experience in the Peruvian Amazon region - Flooding

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Forecast-based Financing: Changing the paradigm, acting faster - El Niño in Peru

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Uganda

HAZARDS

Drought | Floods | Epidemic (Ebola) | Population Movement

ANTICIPATION PARTNERS IN COUNTRY   

Start Network | WFP | Uganda Red Cross | Netherlands Red Cross 

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Forecast-Based Financing: Case Studies from Togo and Uganda

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The images show the flood extent in Uganda

The coproduction of the Early Action Protocol for floods in Uganda: A model of strong collaboration for the effective scale-up of FbF

To trigger effective anticipatory actions before a natural hazard hits a vulnerable community, humanitarians need clear and robust protocols. This blog describes how the Uganda Red Cross Society …

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FATHUM POLICY BRIEF Understanding the local context – A must for successful Forecast based Financing: The case of Amuria district

The Amuria district flood risk profile research was part of the Forecasts for Anticipatory Humanitarian Action (Fathum) project. Makerere University, School of Public Health carried out the study.

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The future of forecasts: Impact-based forecasting for early action

The guide outlines steps needed to develop an impact-based forecasting service that enables anticipatory actions, combining existing forecast-based financing methodology with the technical expertise …

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Please also review our interactive map to find out more about anticipatory action projects and partners in your specific country of interest.

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