Anticipation Hub Mingle: Connecting Hydro-Meteorological and Humanitarian actors for Scaling-up Anticipatory Action

Date & Time

Thursday, 19th of August 2021; 13:00 - 14:00 CEST


Online event




Come join us to recreate those informal personal interactions at coffee breaks that spark ideas and new partnerships!

What can you expect at the Mingle? 

A fun and friendly networking event connecting National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHS) and humanitarian actors to exchange knowledge and spark new ideas to collaborate on anticipatory action.  

This is a great opportunity to network with other Anticipation Hub partners, learn about existing initiatives and discuss opportunities for enhancing synergies between NMHS/ hydro-met and humanitarian actors to scale up anticipatory action.  

The format of the session will include: 

  • Welcome and brief introduction to draft advocacy key messages*(5mins)  
  • Profile pitches by 3 ‘Minglers’ (10 mins) 
  • Mingle breakouts (shuffled into small groups of 3-4 people for 5 mins and rotate) (30 mins) 
  • Partner reflections on mingle discussion and opportunities ahead (10 mins) 
  • Wrap up and next steps for feedback on advocacy messages (5 mins)  

Who are our ‘Minglers’?  

  • Ms. Julia Chasco, Head of Meteorology and Society, National Meteorological Service Argentina (SMN)  
  • Mr. Mohammad Shahjahan (Saju) Assistant Director & Project Coordinator, FBF Project, Bangladesh Red Crescent Society Office (BDRCS) 
  • Others to be confirmed. 

*Draft targeted advocacy key messages for anticipatory action focusing on “Capturing synergies with National Meteorological and Hydrological Services & Hydro-meteorological agencies” will be introduced during the session and participants will have the opportunity to provide input before and after the event.