Preparing For Shock: Is Preparedness the New Frontier? Conference Plenary Sessions – Videos

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Is investment in preparedness a good use of humanitarian funding? What are the best approaches to funding and programme design to ensure sustainable solutions and community leadership in preparedness programming? How can we inform future programming to ensure we have the right people with the right skills at the right place and time to prepare for and respond to disasters in the most appropriate way?

The global conference ‘Preparing for Shock: Is Preparedness the New Frontier?’ which took place in Geneva on the 14th and 15th March 2018, we brought together donors, NGOs and networks, government representatives, private sector, academic institutions, community representatives and practitioners to explore lessons, experiences and evidence around four thematic areas and inform the way forward for preparedness. The sessions looked at enabling approaches and obstacles to sustainable preparedness programming, we heard from local implementing staff, national networks, global programmers and researchers with first-hand knowledge on these areas.

The plenary sessions were recorded and can be access via the links below. 

Opening Keynote and Panel: Investment in Preparedness – Where are we now?

Is Investment in Disaster Preparedness Worth the Effort? A Look at the Evidence Part 1- Video

Is Investment in Disaster Preparedness Worth the Effort? A Look at the Evidence Part 2- Video

Does Stronger Community Leadership in Preparedness Require International Agencies to Step Back? – Video

How do we Ensure that Investments in Preparedness are Sustainable? – Video

Finding the Right Approach for 2030 – Innovative Programming and Funding Models – Video

Preparing For Shock: Closing – Video

Thank you to the Start Network for live-streaming this event.

For more information about the conference visit our events-page here. You can find the blogs from the conference here


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