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DRR Voices

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On 8 March 2022, to celebrate International Women’s Day, the Women’s International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction (WIN DRR) is recognising women leaders across the Asia-Pacific region who support “gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow.”
USAID Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance
The USAID-supported Academic Alliance on Anticipatory Action stimulates deeper research into anticipatory approaches.
Santosh Kumar Sapna Dubey Sanjay Srivastava
India's multiple intense cascading risk scenarios in 2021 expose the challenges of a riskier world... and give an opportunity to chart out India’s adaptation and resilience pathways – alongside their economic implications.
Arielle Tozier de la Poterie Martin Field
​​​​​​​Anticipatory action requires a shift in the humanitarian mindset. The Anticipation Hub is assembling the evidence. 
Ana Gabriele Sabancevaite Rebecca Freitag
The youth are extremely concerned about climate change, and climate anxiety is widespread. Young activists demand a seat at the table.
Benoît Agassant
The Cannes Climathon 2021 explored innovative climate solutions and disaster risk reduction strategies.
Aisha Jamshed
Welthungerhilfe Pakistan Country Director Aisha Jamshed tells PreventionWeb about the Start Network’s anticipatory action in Pakistan, and the importance of community involvement, forecasting, and coordination with donors.
Markus Enenkel
Anticipatory action and risk finance specialist Markus Enenkel explains the importance of forecasting capacity, locally-led planning, and donor confidence for scaling up anticipatory humanitarian programmes.