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Scenario Planning: A Strategic Tool for Resilience Programing in Complex Humanitarian Settings-Lessons from Somalia

USAID Resilience Learning Activity (RLA)
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Technical Guidance

As a part of the Somali Resilience Partnership (SRP), the Resilience Learning Activity (RLA) facilitated a panel discussion on ‘scenario planning in a complex humanitarian and development space. The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), the Building Resilient Communities in Somalia (BRCiS) Consortium, and World Vision International (WVI), who are SRP partners with significant experience in scenario planning, discussed scenario planning is becoming more critical in areas with protracted crises and fragile contexts. The panelists provided context on their operating environment, described challenges faced, and provided context on their operating environment and the capacity to respond at the community and organizational level.