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08 Jun 2017 description
report Wilton Park

Monday 31 October – Wednesday 2 November 2016 | WP14998

Summary of key points

The event brought together aid workers, diplomats and researchers to reflect on a decade of research and practice from the worlds’ most complex conflicts - Afghanistan, South Sudan, Somalia and the Middle East - and to consider practical options for a change in approach.

11 Dec 2016 description
report Wilton Park

Executive summary

  • There is a clear need to increase the efficacy of Early Warning Systems (EWS) in the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA), to reduce the impact of flooding events on the lives and livelihoods of people living in that region. In particular, EWS must reach the so-called ‘last-mile’; highly vulnerable communities based in remote and rural areas with a low inherent resilience to disasters