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Blog June 24, 2022

Early Action , Early Warning System , Impact-based Forecasting

Bridging Impact-based Forecasting and Anticipatory Action for Disaster Risk Reduction

At MHEWC-III and GPDRR two sessions explored challenges and opportunities around IBF and AA and ambitions to sustainably scale up early warning early action efforts - read the key messages here.

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Blog June 15, 2022

Early Action , Early Warning System , Evidence , Impact-based Forecasting

Sharing lessons from SHEAR at EGU: challenges, innovations and research outcomes on forecasting and early warning

With the SHEAR programme coming to a close, researchers from its many projects shared some key research outcomes at this year’s European Geosciences Union General Assembly, covering themes such as …

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Blog June 13, 2022

Cash & Voucher , Early Action , Food Insecurity

Distributing early cash to address food insecurity in Madagascar: success stories from Welthungerhilfe’s activation in 2021

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Blog May 30, 2022

M&E

‘Impact assessment on a shoestring’: exploring alternative methodologies for anticipatory action evidence

The evidence base for anticipatory humanitarian action is limited, contributing to a lack of consensus on what is working well - and what needs to change. New research aims to explore alternative, …

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Blog May 27, 2022

Early Action , Forecast , Trigger Development

Considering socioeconomic parameters in triggers for anticipatory action

Triggers for anticipatory action are predominantly based on weather forecasts – but there are also socioeconomic parameters that influence early actions. How can we incorporate these when analysing, …

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Blog May 19, 2022

Advocacy , Evidence , Lessons Learnt

Harnessing anticipatory action to avoid or reduce disaster displacement

Anticipatory action presents a unique opportunity for humanitarian actors to reduce the likelihood of people being displaced by a disaster. To date, however, this potential has not been sufficiently …

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Blog April 01, 2022

Earth Observation

Identifying needs and opportunities for Earth observations in anticipatory action

Earth observation technologies can help to simplify, justify or improve anticipatory action programmes – and may even provide opportunities for triggers that have not yet been considered.

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: Panel discussion with Raihanul Haque Khan (RIMES Bangladesh), Antonette A. Anaban (Baguio City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, Philippines) and Faith Mitheu (University of Reading, UK)
Blog March 30, 2022

Early Action , Early Warning System

From early warning to early action: inspiring & empowering the next generation

This blog unpicks the challenges and opportunities for young professionals to support in translating early warning into early action as identified in a recent webinar by the Water Youth Network, the …

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Blog March 24, 2022

Livelihoods

Protecting children through anticipatory action based on Household Economy Analysis

Anticipatory action is only possible when an appropriate system is in place: for using data and forecasting information, analysing risks and predicting the impacts. Household Economy Analysis is a …

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Blog

Early Action , Scaling up

Connect, inspire and empower - young professionals’ reflections on the Multi-hazard Early Warning Conference and Global Platform on DRR

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News June 26, 2022

Scaling up

German FFO publishes review on its approach to anticipatory action

In April, the German Federal Foreign Office (GFFO) published a review on its approach to anticipatory humanitarian action, assessing its role and areas of improvement.

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News June 22, 2022

Advocacy , Scaling up

Red Cross Red Crescent Movement commits to scale up anticipatory action

Today, as part of the 2022 Council of the Delegates, the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement adopted a resolution (“Strengthening anticipatory action in the Movement: Our way forward”) in which it …

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News June 21, 2022

Early Action , Earth Observation , Evidence , Forecast , M&E

Call for papers: the whole anticipatory action community can learn from your experience

The Anticipation Hub is among the guest editors of a special issue of Hydrology Research and invites the anticipatory action community to share their knowledge.

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News June 15, 2022

Cash & Voucher , Early Action , Food Insecurity

Niger activates its EAP for Drought to help tackle food insecurity

Niger recently activated its Early Action Protocol for Drought to help tackle a severe food insecurity crisis. But the causes of this crisis are more complex than just low rainfall; conflict, rising …

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News June 01, 2022

Dialogue Platform

5th Africa Dialogue Platform: application for in-person attendance

Apply now for in-person attendance at the 5th Africa Dialogue Platform in Nairobi

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News May 27, 2022

Disaster Risk Financing

Workshop report: anticipatory humanitarian action meets disaster risk finance

Several disaster risk financing instruments have been created in recent decades, but these are not yet linked or integrated, and often used only in silos. The 'Anticipatory humanitarian action meets …

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News May 24, 2022

Early Action , Scaling up

Launch of the Future Leaders Network on Early Warning Early Action

The Anticipation Hub has launched the Future Leaders Network on Early Warning Early Action to mobilize, inspire and empower future leaders and increase their capacity to scale up early action.

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News May 20, 2022

Advocacy

Anticipation Hub Statement to the GPDRR 2022

Anticipatory action is a key topic at GPDRR. Read the statement by the anticipatory action community on how to strengthen and scale up anticipatory action.

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News May 18, 2022

Dialogue Platform

5ème Plate-forme de dialogue africaine sur l'action humanitaire anticipée

La 5ème plateforme de dialogue pour l'Afrique aura lieu du 28 au 30 juin 2022 à Nairobi et en ligne. Veuillez envoyer votre proposition, si vous êtes intéressé à organiser une session!

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News May 18, 2022

Dialogue Platform

Call for session proposals for the 5th Africa Dialogue Platform

The 5th Africa Dialogue Platform will take place 28-30 June 2022 in Nairobi and online. Please send your proposal, if you are interested in hosting a session!

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