Forecast-based Financing (FbF) is a system to fill gaps in the humanitarian system by using the science of weather and climate to anticipate possible impacts in risk-prone areas and mobilize resources automatically before an event.
Open Data for Resilience Initiative
The Open Data for Resilience Initiative (OpenDRI) applies the concepts of the global open data movement to the challenges of reducing vulnerability to natural hazards and the impacts of climate change.
Watch the video on the East Africa Resilience Hackathon
Watch the overview video of the East Africa Random Hacks of Kindness held October 5-6, 2013 in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda, organised by the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), European Union, and the Kenya Red Cross.