An anticipatory Humanitarian System: Forecast-based Financing

Organizer: German Government

Date: Sat / Mar. 18 - 14:00

Time: 14:00

Area: Blue Zone

Managing Risks

Forecast-based financing is based on extreme-weather forecasts and therefore allowing to prepare communities before disasters strike. A game is illustrating the concept of climate-based disaster risk reduction, which is becoming more salient in the face of climate change.

  • Dr Thorsten Klose, Head of Resilience Department, German Red Cross
  • Pablo Suarez, Senior Advisor and Co-Director Red Cross / Red Crescent Climate Centre


Hall 2B | No 51
COP21 Paris

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