//New Types of Crisis Drivers

Mapping the Way Forward

2017-11-03T14:29:41+00:00Key Findings, New Types of Crisis Drivers|

Urban Futures Project Final Report

The Urban Futures Project is a case study of the processes and methodologies that Save the Children International’s (SCI) Humanitarian Affairs Unit (HAU) can adopt to support a more futures-oriented strategy and operational approach across the organization. Urban humanitarianism was chosen […]

Futures Group Briefing Paper: Exchange as a tool for science-humanitarian dialogue

2017-11-03T15:08:11+00:00Key Findings, New Types of Crisis Drivers|

Learning from a series of pilot exchanges between climate scientists and humanitarian policy makers based on pilot exchanges with a variety of partners.

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Humanitarian Crises Drivers of the Future: Preparing Now for What Might be – Synthesis Report

2018-08-06T12:07:03+00:00Key Findings, New Types of Crisis Drivers|

The principal objective of the project was to identify a core number of critical humanitarian crisis drivers, which would help guide humanitarian actors’ strategies of crisis prevention, preparedness and response. This report explores how a better understanding of crisis drivers is dependent on a better understanding of complex systems and how they respond to internal […]

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Humanitarian Crises Drivers of the Futures: The Waters of the Third Pole: Sources of Threat, Sources of Survival

2017-09-14T15:34:21+00:00Key Findings, New Types of Crisis Drivers|

This report, in collaboration with China Dialogue and AON Benfield UCL Research Hazard Centre aims to open up a dialogue on the issue of water as a potential crisis driver in the Hindu-Kush Himalaya region.

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How climate science can effectively inform humanitarian and development planning and programmes – a climate scientist perspective

2017-11-03T15:14:27+00:00Key Findings, New Types of Crisis Drivers|

Limited understanding and representation of complex, multi-scale atmospheric processes is hampering weather and climate prediction. This report explores how a better understanding of these issues can effectively inform humanitarian and development planning and programmes.

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Towards forecast-based humanitarian decisions: Climate science to get from early warning to early action

2017-09-14T15:35:11+00:00Key Findings, New Types of Crisis Drivers|

Can forecasters and risk managers build common ground, designing smart forecast-based decisions as well as simple decision-based forecasts?

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Humanitarian Crisis Drivers of the Future: Urban Catastrophes – the Wat/San Dimension

2017-09-26T16:30:57+00:00Key Findings, New Types of Crisis Drivers|

This paper is about the future of water and sanitation stress in urban slums and how such stress is likely to exacerbate other humanitarian crises over time.

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