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Sharing over 40 years of international expertise, Practical Action Consulting provides independent and professional consulting in the use of technology for poverty reduction to governments, NGOs, aid agencies and the private sector.

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What if preparedness action was informed by forecasts?

Imagine if we had forecast information that a flood disaster was likely to strike a particular location and we could anticipate the rain coming but were unable to do anything in that small window of opportunity. It would make sense if we were able to take early action and help vulnerable communit...
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Good and not so good news from the World Humanitarian Summit

Two weeks ago I attended the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul and thought I would share a few thoughts. Firstly, the positive message! The side-event on the Moving Energy Initiative with the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves went very well: The next phase of funding was agreed and addi...
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Learning from 2014 Karnali River Floods in West Nepal

As part of Zurich’s flood resilience program, the post event review capability (PERC) provides research and independent reviews of large flood events. It seeks to answer questions related to aspects of flood resilience, flood risk management and catastrophe intervention. It looks at what has work...
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