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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, Future leaders

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


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 March 23, 2022

Gender & Inclusion

Integrating protective, gender-transformative and inclusive approaches into anticipatory action: snapshots from Nepal

Protection, gender and inclusion are crucial to ensuring that anticipatory action does not exacerbate the vulnerabilities of the people it aims to help. Drawing on experiences in Nepal, this article …

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Blog March 18, 2022


How can we mainstream anticipatory action in disaster risk-management systems?

The anticipatory action community has limited experience of integrating this approach into national disaster risk-management systems. Recent research by the ForPAc project in Kenya identifies ways …

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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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