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Early Action, Early Warning System, Networks & Conferences

Two become one: integrating networks for young professionals to strengthen the bridge between early warning and early action

The EWEA Future Leaders Network combines the strengths of two previous networks for young professionals. This is the start of an exciting relationship that will build the capacity of current and …

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Blog November 16, 2022

Dialogue Platform, Networks & Conferences, Scaling up

Reflections on the 6th Asia-Pacific Dialogue Platform

This year’s Asia-Pacific Dialogue Platform saw over 180 people gather in Bangkok, along with more than 180 participating online. In this blog, Phetvilay Panyada and Wannobon Khuan-arch share their …

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Advocacy, Disaster Risk Financing, Early Action, Evidence, Scaling up

What does success look like? Understanding the potential for proactive humanitarian action in a climate-uncertain world

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Blog October 24, 2022

Early Action, Scaling up

A new framework to improve collaboration on anticipatory action in South-East Asia

ASEAN’s Framework on Anticipatory Action in Disaster Management marks a core commitment to advancing the coherency and coordination of anticipatory action in the region.

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Blog October 21, 2022

Health

Anticipatory action: what is the state of play for health-related applications in the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement?

Most anticipatory action initiatives focus on extreme climate and weather events. There is, though, the potential to apply this approach for other types of hazard – and a recent mapping exercise …

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Blog October 18, 2022

Early Action

Flash floods in Bangladesh – and the way forward for the anticipatory action community

Bangladesh has extensive experience in acting ahead of hazards and extreme events. But when severe floods hit in June 2022, no anticipatory action protocols were implemented. This article explains …

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Advocacy, Early Action

Acting early before disasters hit: how business help scale up anticipatory action

In light of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, and its focus this year on early action, we are showcasing the importance of anticipatory action, a framework that builds on early …

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Blog September 13, 2022

Anticipatory action with refugees and other displaced people: what needs to be considered?

Global displacement is rising, but to date, very few anticipatory action initiatives directly focus on displaced populations. This is despite the potential – and need – for anticipatory action with …

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Blog August 30, 2022

GIS & Mapping

Let’s get mappin’: building GIS capacities for anticipatory action

GIS can support many of the different phases of anticipatory action, but in many projects, staff are not familiar with the opportunities and limitations of this technology. Two training courses …

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Blog August 24, 2022

Advocacy, Networks & Conferences

Looking back at the GPDRR: building synergies between anticipatory action and DRR

The 7th GPDRR, held in May 2022, was an opportunity to build synergies between anticipatory action and disaster risk reduction. At the event, the Anticipation Hub team spoke to people from both …

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News November 22, 2022

Networks & Conferences, Scaling up

A major step forward for anticipatory action in Uganda

In November 2022, Uganda held its first National Dialogue on Anticipatory Action - a major milestone in efforts to scale up this approach across the country.

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News November 17, 2022

Early Action, Emerging Topics

Simplified Early Action Protocols: a lighter approach to anticipatory action

Nigeria recently became the first country to have its Simplified Early Action Protocol approved. This new modality is a simpler, lighter approach to anticipatory action, which aims to encourage more …

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News November 07, 2022

Advocacy, Early Action, Scaling up

A new brief examines how anticipatory action can help to minimize loss and damage

Loss and damage is expected to be a major theme at COP27. A new briefing from the Anticipation Hub explains how anticipatory action can help to reduce loss and damage, by enabling people to act …

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Early Action, Shelter

The Philippines activates its EAP for Typhoons ahead of Tropical Storm Nalgae

The Philippine Red Cross has implemented a series of anticipatory actions ahead of Tropical Storm Nalgae striking the country.

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News October 28, 2022

Early Action, GIS & Mapping

Training in GIS and data analysis for the Somali Red Crescent Society

A four-day training workshop on GIS and data analysis supported the Somali Red Crescent Society to build its skills in in data preparedness and readiness.

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Early Action, Shelter

Saving lives and reducing damage through anticipatory action in Mali

In September, the Mali Red Cross activated its EAP for Floods after weeks of heavy rain. An initial assessment of this activation highlights a series of successes, from protecting homes and …

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Dialogue Platform

Registration is now open for the 6th Asia-Pacific Dialogue Platform

The 6th Asia-Pacific Dialogue Platform on Anticipatory Humanitarian Action starts in just a few days – and registration is now open.

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News October 18, 2022

Dialogue Platform

More than 300 participants attend the 4th Latin American and the Caribbean Regional Dialogue Platform

More than 300 people attended the 4th Latin American and the Caribbean Regional Dialogue Platform, which promoted the scaling up and integration of anticipatory action into risk management systems.

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News October 18, 2022

Dialogue Platform

Más de 300 participantes en la 4ª Plataforma de Diálogo en Latinoamérica y el Caribe sobre Acción Anticipatoria

Más de 300 personas asistieron a la 4ª Plataforma de Diálogo Regional de América Latina y el Caribe, que promovió la ampliación e integración de la acción anticipatoria en los sistemas de gestión de …

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News October 11, 2022

Early Action

Se activan los Planes de Acción Temprana en Guatemala y Honduras ante el impacto de la Tormenta Tropical Julia en comunidades vulnerables

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