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A new era in disaster management

How Forecast-based Financing works and why anticipatory humanitarian assistance is the future.

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Forecast-based Financing

Anticipation instead of reaction: The Red Cross Red Crescent Movement is shaping the future of humanitarian assistance with FbF. Fewer resources for more impact in the event of disasters – thanks to the innovative techniques for utilising climate and weather data and a worldwide network.

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Forecast-based Action by the DREF

An innovative approach like FbF requires a dedicated financing mechanism. 

Pilot Projects

Several FbF projects have been implemented successfully already or are in progress.
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Dialogue Platform

The Dialogue Platform on FbF gathers humanitarian actors, scientists, donors and policy experts with an overall goal to develop an anticipatory humanitarian system.
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News & Events

FbF in Virtual Reality

May 1st, 2018|

FbF in Virtual Reality Experience Forecast-based Financing in Virtual Reality at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction from 22-26 May. We will be present at the [...]

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FORECAST-BASED
ACTION BY THE DREF

Launch Event

Geneva, Switzerland22.-24.05.18
INNOVATE4CLIMATE

Since 2017, I4C has been
the place where finance, business, technology and
policy leaders meet to drive climate investment.

Frankfurt, Germany

14. – 18.05.18
UNDERSTANDING RISK CONFERENCE

Join us May 14-18, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico at the stunning Palacio de Minería
for the fifth global UR forum.

The first two days are dedicated to side events, and
the following three days (May 16 – 18) make up the main conference.

Mexico City, Mexico

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