European Commission
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Technical Guidance

This guidance note outlines a renewed approach to disaster preparedness and risk-informed humanitarian action in response to the evolving nature of humanitarian crises. It is intended for humanitarian practitioners, policymakers, and organizations involved in disaster response and risk management. The document provides practical guidance on integrating preparedness and risk analysis into humanitarian operations, emphasizing the importance of early response and anticipatory action to save lives and reduce suffering. It can be used as a dynamic tool for enhancing the quality, timeliness, and effectiveness of humanitarian response operations in the face of complex and protracted crises.