198 results
Training & Educational Material

Early Action , Forecast , Risk , Science

Anticipating crises due to extreme heat in Pakistan: using weather forecasts effectively

This document sets out the best sources of useful information to look at when considering anticipatory humanitarian action in advance of extreme heat in Pakistan. It has  …

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Manual / Guideline

Early Action , Forecast , Risk , Science

Anticipating crises due to tropical cyclones

This document sets out the best sources of useful information to look at when considering anticipatory humanitarian action in advance of tropical cyclones in the Philippines. It has been …

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Advocacy , Early Action , Early Warning System , Evidence , Impact-based Forecasting , Lessons Learnt

Putting People at the Centre of Early Action

Challenges remain in the ability to convert improvements in the quality of forecast information into local early action. National forecasts and warnings don’t reach, are too vague and unreliable at …

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Research Report

Early Action , Early Warning System , Evidence , Lessons Learnt

Caribbean 2017 Hurricane Season an Evidence-based Assessment of the Early Warning System

This report presents the key findings and recommendations for strengthening multi-hazard early warning systems in the Caribbean, following the first-ever systematic review of their performance in a …

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Report

Advocacy , Early Warning System

CREWS Annual Report 2019. Accelerating Life-saving Action, Maximizing Finance Effectiveness Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems for Least …

The specialized Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) initiative saves lives, assets and livelihoods through increased access to early weather warnings and risk information for people in …

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Briefing Sheet / Fact Sheet

Disaster Risk Financing , Early Action , Early Warning System , Evidence , Food Insecurity , Forecast , Impact-based Forecasting , Lessons Learnt , Livelihoods , Risk , Scaling up , Science

Climate Risk Financing: Early Response and Anticipatory Actions for Climate Hazards

WFP is collaborating with a range of public and private sector partners to develop climate risk finance programmes that help governments and vulnerable households to anticipate, absorb and rapidly …

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Research Report

Advocacy , Disaster Risk Financing , Early Action , Early Warning System , Evidence , Food Insecurity , Impact-based Forecasting , Lessons Learnt , Livelihoods , Risk , Science

How Climate drives Hunger: Food Security Climate Analyses, Methodologies & Lessons 2010-2016

This document provides a compendium of the main findings and lessons learnt from food security climate analyses undertaken by WFP and partners under the Climate Adaptation Management and Innovation …

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Briefing Sheet / Fact Sheet

Advocacy , Disaster Risk Financing , Early Action , Early Warning System , Evidence , Food Insecurity , Forecast , Impact-based Forecasting , Risk , Scaling up , Science

What a 2ºC and a 4ªC warmer world could mean for global food insecurity

As many scientists are warning it is becoming increasingly unlikely that the world will be able to remain within the warming threshold of 2 degrees, decision-makers need to be able to plan to adapt …

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Briefing Sheet / Fact Sheet

Early Warning System

Impact-based early warnings build drought resilience in Papua New Guinea CREWS Impact Feature, May 2020

Impact-based early warnings build drought resilience in Papua New Guinea CREWS Impact Feature, May 2020

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Briefing Sheet / Fact Sheet

Early Warning System

Early warnings reduce flood and drought risks to Niger communities and cities CREWS Impact Feature, April 2020

Early warnings reduce flood and drought risks to Niger communities and cities CREWS Impact Feature, April 2020

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