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Blog June 25, 2022

Are you ready? Anticipatory action picks up speed at the Global Platform on DRR

A recap on what has happened on anticipatory action at the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction in Bali in May 2022.

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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


‘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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