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New Funding Facility Will Release Disaster-Related Funds To Build Resiliency Before Crises Occur

World Food Programme: Releasing Disaster Funds Before Crises Would Transform Humanitarian Response
“As the world negotiates a new climate deal, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), together with [the] German Red Cross (GRC), unveiled a forecast-based approach which would transform the humanitarian system. This new approach[, called the Food Security Climate Resilience Facility (FoodSECuRE),] will release funds for disaster preparedness and response before the crisis occurs while providing the necessary funds for resilience-building activities…” (12/2).

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