Essays about: "forecast-based financing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words forecast-based financing.

  1. 1. Preventive adaptation strategies within disaster management – how humanitarian actors address climate-related challenges

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS); Jönköping University/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS)

    Author : Angela Antoni; Kerstin Niggl; [2020]
    Keywords : humanitarian; disaster management; climate change; challenges; adaptation;

    Abstract : Background: Climate change is a significant factor shaping the planet and changing the pattern of disasters which leads to direct and indirect consequences. The result is a huge amount of affected people who rely on humanitarian aid. The satisfaction of this need is the responsibility of disaster management. READ MORE

  2. 2. Forecast-based Financing within the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement: Persisting barriers and ways forward

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Camille Chatenier; Daniel Ramskov Erichsen; [2020]
    Keywords : Forecast-based Financing; Anticipation; Ownership; Capacity development; Ambiguity; Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : With the introduction of Forecast-based Financing (FbF) in 2013, the ability and incentive to do early action based on forecasting has increased over the last couple of years. In this study eleven semi-structured interviews were conducted with FbF practitioners of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (RCRC) Movement with the purpose of shedding light on challenges and opportunities associated with the approach. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fostering Anticipatory Action via Social Protection Systems : A Case Study of the Climate Vulnerability of Flood-Exposed Social Security Allowance Beneficiaries in Bardiya District, Nepal

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Sabrina Desroches; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate disaster; climate vulnerability; climate resilience; social protection; Shock Responsive Social Protection; Adaptive Social Protection; Early Warning Systems; Forecast-based Financing; Floods; Nepal;

    Abstract : Rationale – Climate disasters represent a significant and growing proportion of the humanitarian burden and are a key factor in increasing poverty and insecurity. A myriad of studies demonstrate that aid delivered in an ex-ante fashion can be effective in mitigating losses of life, assets and livelihoods associated with climate hazards. READ MORE

  4. 4. Forecast-based Humanitarian Action and Conflict : Promises and pitfalls of planning for anticipatory humanitarian response to armed conflict

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Loic Hostetter; [2019]
    Keywords : humanitarian; humanitarian action; international aid; forecast-based financing; forecast-based action; humanitarian aid; international humanitarian aid; FbF; FbA; anticipatory humanitarian action; Loic Hostetter; German Red Cross; Red Cross Movement; Start Fund; Start Network; early warning; early warning system; anticipatory humanitarian response; EWS; FbA;

    Abstract : Practitioners of Forecast-based Action (FbA) argue that a humanitarian response able to utilize forecasts to accurately predict disaster, secure funding, and take action before the onset of a crisis will benefit donors and beneficiaries alike. In search of effective and efficient early-action regimes, a number of major humanitarian actors are developing FbA projects of various designs, predominantly in response to natural disaster and famine. READ MORE

  5. 5. Forecast-based Financing in Urban Informal Settlements - A Viable Disaster Risk Management Strategy?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Mads Raun; [2018]
    Keywords : Forecast-based financing; disaster risk reduction; preparedness; early action; early warning; urban informal settlements; slums; flooding; inundation; rain; Science General;

    Abstract : Rationale: Urban informal settlements are vulnerable and exposed to hazards. Weather forecasting is possible and provides a “window of opportunity” to push cash or aid to vulnerable dwellers before the disaster strikes. Forecast-based Financing is a framework, which provides this system, and it has had great success with rural pilots. READ MORE