It is often the poorest and most vulnerable who suffer the greatest from extreme weather events in a changing climate. Evidence shows that when people have access to effective early warning systems, negative impacts rapidly decrease.
This session will adapt a critical yet solutions-oriented dialogue on forecasting and anticipatory action, with particular focus on innovative tools such as Forecast-based Financing (FbF) in connection to disaster prevention.
Lead organisations: WFP, Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, IFRC
Co-hosting organisations: DFID, FAO, GCRF, GNDR, Google, GRAID at SRC, Huairou Commission, ICCCAD/LUCCC, ISO, Mercy Corps, NASA, ODI, SDI, UNCTAD, UNDRR, Zurich Insurance