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NORCAP’s CashCap and Climate action teams undertook a joint East Africa regional and Kenya country level scoping mission about the potential of cash in anticipatory action to climate-related shocks.
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This report provides an overview of WFP's progress in scaling up its Anticipatory Action (AA) operations, from covering 3.2 million people in 28 countries in 2022 to 4.1 million people in 36 countries in 2023.
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Anticipatory Action and adaptive and shock-responsive social protection emerge as critical approaches to mitigate the effects of disasters. Anticipatory cash transfers have shown promise in reducing asset and income losses for affected households.
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The guide aims to help the reader understand what Anticipatory Action (AA) is and what benefits it offers; explain the different potential sources of AA finance available in a country; present real-world examples; and identify risks and challenges.
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This case study provides a technical overview of the collaborative process through which the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Fijian Government set up innovative structures to provide cash assistance ahead of anticipated cyclones.
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This report and its brief present the learnings from a workshop organized in the context of a project aiming to link social protection programs (SPP) and anticipatory action (AA) in Nepal.
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Plan Indonesia and PSBA UGM, supported by Plan International UK, developed an Anticipatory Action framework for flood control with the integration of PGI in Wowong village, Lembata district, Nusa Tenggara Timur province, Indonesia.
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This report offers a deeper view into the results of OCHA's anticipatory action framework in Ethiopia and valuable lessons to improve its impact in the context of protracted and overlapping crises.

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