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Africa Dialogue Platform on Anticipatory Humanitarian Action

Africa Dialogue Platform on Anticipatory Humanitarian Action

We welcome you to join the anticipation community, get connected, share and learn from each other, while supporting us to jointly scale up anticipatory action in Africa. Registration is free and now open!

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World Disasters Report 2020 

The impacts of climate change are already devastating lives and livelihoods every year, and they will only get worse without immediate and determined action. The World Disasters Report 2020 analyses climate disaster trends and shows how we can tackle the humanitarian impacts of the climate crisis together.

A first look at the number of people affected by intersecting disasters by Dan Walton and Maarten van Aalst.



Are you curious to know how #SocialProtection can help people to adapt and build #resilience in the face of #ClimateChange and how to better integrate the two agendas? If so check out the shiny new SPACE paper from FCDO, GIZ and DFAT:

.@PascaleMeige tells #ECOSOCHAS21 side-event @ifrc committed to scaling up anticipatory action “to reach more people, cover more locations, and apply to a wide range of hazards". Pic, @cruzrojaecuador anticipatory acion for volcanic ash hazard, Sept '20 -


Urban Action Kit

As the world becomes increasingly urban, cities face greater challenges from climate change and the global pandemic, exacerbating existing inequalities and stretching infrastructure. Supporting local actors with urban resilience activities can build social cohesion, improve livelihoods, and make cities more livable. The Climate Centre and its partners have developed their quick-start, low-cost Urban Action Kit to do just this.

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Urban Action Kit
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