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Blog March 17, 2022

Cash & Voucher, Conflict

Anticipating vital issues around cash in the response to the Ukraine crisis

Conflict drives 80 per cent of all humanitarian needs globally, but anticipatory action – including cash and voucher assistance - can help to alleviate these. This article identifies four criteria …

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Blog March 16, 2022

Social Protection

Anticipatory action, shock-responsive social protection and cash transfers in ASEAN: what are we learning and where do we go next?

Anticipatory action and shock-responsive social protection are currently enjoying centre stage in humanitarian and development discussions. But what we have learned in recent years – and where do we …

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Blog March 11, 2022

Early Warning System

What does the latest climate science mean for anticipatory action?

The recent IPCC climate report focused on both impacts and solutions - and anticipatory action was one of the solutions most commonly cited. This is inspiring, but also leaves us with tough …

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Blog March 07, 2022

Early Action

Anticipatory action for cold waves in Bangladesh

Cold waves regularly hit northern Bangladesh, often with severe impacts. But they are an overlooked disaster, with few humanitarian agencies tackling the impacts. To address this, the Start Fund …

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Blog February 10, 2022

Early Action

The best people for the job: what local organizations do differently

This blog outlines the evidence of how a local organization is able - by virtue of being local - to provide more relevant solutions to assist communities affected by crises.

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Blog February 02, 2022

2022: the year to transform commitments on anticipatory action into practice

2021 saw increased ambition to expand and scale up this approach, to meet the needs arising from crises all over the world. There was undoubtedly progress - but now we must transform these into …

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Blog January 28, 2022

Early Action

Connecting anticipatory action and disaster risk reduction: perspectives from UNDRR

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) can act as a catalyst in supporting anticipatory action by helping to build preparedness capacity, embedded in a full-spectrum …

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Blog January 27, 2022

Gender & Inclusion

How can we make disaster risk financing more gender inclusive?

This blog shares insights from a study examining gender inclusion in disaster risk financing and the anticipatory action it facilitates.

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Blog January 27, 2022

Early Warning System, Forecast, Impact-based Forecasting

Developing an impact-based forecasting model within Nepal’s national disaster information management system: the BIPAD portal

This blog outlines the recent development of an impact-based forecasting module within the BIPAD portal - the national disaster information management system in Nepal.

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This image shows cash distribution at Kurigram 2020 flood early action.
Blog January 27, 2022

Cash & Voucher

The practitioners guide to cash early action: experiences from Bangladesh

This blog provides guidance to practitioners on cash early action based on experiences in Bangladesh.

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