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Blog September 13, 2021

Getting ahead of Cholera and Putting Cholera behind

With the knowledge garnered in the last two hundred years, we should have enough tools and strategies to prevent, control, and eliminate a disease that belongs in a library, between voluminous tomes …

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Article / Blog Post September 08, 2021

Anticipatory Action and Child Protection Acting Early to Better Protect Children in Emergencies

In order to improve child protection in emergencies, the IFRC, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Climate Centre, and the Anticipation Hub, with the support of the Child Protection Area of …

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Beneficiary Data Collection
Blog, Feasibility Study September 08, 2021

The Story of Heatwave Anticipatory Action in Dhaka Bangladesh

By applying Anticipatory Action, heatwaves could be anticipated, and early actions could be implemented before the occurrence of heatwaves to reduce their impact, human suffering, and losses. Read …

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Landslide warning in Bulgaria
Blog September 07, 2021

Warnings as Social Processes

The Warning Research Centre (WRC) and the Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR) at University College London, UK recently became partners of the Anticipation Hub. We look forward to …

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Blog August 26, 2021

Climate Change, Disaster Displacement and (Anticipatory) Humanitarian Action: Challenges ahead

The impact of climate change will drastically increase the number of people displaced by disasters and extreme weather events over the upcoming decades. At the same time, its latent effects are …

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This image shows Early actions before the flood
Blog July 05, 2021

Zambias Early Action Protocols in practice

This blog shares insights from the flood light activation in Zambia that took place from February 18th until February 24th 2021.

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Blog June 29, 2021

Forecast

Generating evidence on the impact of WFPs anticipatory cash transfers ahead of severe river floods in Bangladesh

Since 2015, the World Food Programme (WFP) has been collaborating closely with key government stakeholders, the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) and the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre …

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Image shows how the Ecuador Red Cross provides cash to communities likely to be affected by the Sangay volcanic eruption
Blog June 28, 2021

Compound risk, Lessons Learnt

From lessons identified to lessons learned: Applying lessons from COVID-19 to FbF operations

To find out what drivers of the anticipation agenda within the Red Cross Red Crescent thought about our findings we asked Nazira Lacayo, Senior Officer for Forecast-based Action by the DREF and …

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This image shows people sitting while listening to a person
Blog June 25, 2021

Cash & Voucher, Early Action, Early Warning System, Social Protection

Philippines: Simulating with Cash Early Actions & Social Protection for Flood

This blog post shares lessons from the implementation of the 2-day Forecast-based Financing (FbF) simulation exercise (simex) on 18-20 May, to test two early actions - fish harvesting from ponds and …

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This image shows two persons in storm water filled streets
Blog June 23, 2021

Compound risk, Conflict

The double afflication conflict and natural hazard the importance of tackling disaster risk admist insecurity

In six out of the past ten years, Palestine experienced extreme cold weather and/or flooding placing great pressure on housing, infrastructure, and energy services already stressed by ongoing …

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