Anticipatory Action


Anticipatory Action

Learn about Anticipatory Action, develop skills to respond to and advocate for improved interventions around CCADRR.

This is a free interactive online course on anticipatory action. It is predominantly for participants of the RedR UK Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction programme.

RedR UK is offering a free of charge, innovative, high-quality online training course aiming to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to be part of the anticipatory action paradigm. The training consists of two live webinars with pre-reading materials available a few days before the session(see time details on this page for the live session).

The second webinar will take place on the 27th July 2023 at 13:00 UK time (UTC+1) and is delivered in the form of online simulation exercise (SimEx), it requires attending the previous webinar. You will also need to register for the SimEx session on Eventbrite after registering for this seminar (details will be sent shortly after registration).

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe Anticipatory action approach as a combination of activities, pre-agreed decision-making rules and fast release of pre-arranged financing once the predicated hazard activates.
  • Promote Anticipatory action integration into disaster risk management depending on the local capacities.
  • Set perspectives of the Anticipatory action in the countries of concern.
  • Draft simplified Anticipatory action plans based on scientific evidence.
  • Advocate for inclusion of Anticipatory action into national legislation acts.
  • Understand the role of Early warning action within the Anticipatory action concept.

**Please note there are limited spaces on each module, and we will be operating a first-come, first-serve policy. If you are no longer able to attend please cancel your place on Eventbrite as soon as possible to allow another participant the opportunity to attend**


This course is predominantly designed for participants who have been through the 6-week RedR UK Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction programme. However, places will also be given to participants in NGOs, humanitarian organizations, local and national government, or private sector, who are CCA and DRR practitioners. The course will be delivered in English.


For this module, RedR UK is also offering HPass Badging. An HPass badge is a digital indicator of achievement, and a way for participants to demonstrate their skills and experience. More information on HPass Badging can be found  here. Participants will be able to redeem a badge through a link sent after the module.

RedR UK is committed to making sure everyone’s needs are met, including people of different genders, ages and disabilities. If you have any specific access requirements or learning needs RedR are committed to try and make reasonable adjustments to support your needs, please email climatechange@redr.org.uk at any stage of the booking process to talk directly to RedR about your needs.

RedR UK’s Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction project is kindly funded by AXA XL.

Course Overview

Course Length
1 day
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