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Crisis Prevention

Share examples of prevention techniques for conflicts, atrocities and natural disasters.

Rather than focusing on the political context and issues, we’re keen to explore what tools, techniques and approaches have helped in crisis prevention.

There may also be learnings from disaster response and prevention approaches.

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Big data is being used to predict our behaviors, and is suggested as a way to predict mass violence. In societies with low access to technology is there enough data generated to produce such predictions?

Big data is being used to predict our behaviors, and is suggested as a way to predict mass violence. In societies with low access to technology is there enough data generated to produce such predictions?

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"A well-oiled prevention system that involves the entire country, from the highest spheres of government to the most isolated rural community, makes Cuba one of the best-prepared countries in the world when it comes to preventing death and ..."

"A well-oiled prevention system that involves the entire country, from the highest spheres of government to the most isolated rural community, makes Cuba one of the best-prepared countries in the world when it comes to preventing death and ..."

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CEWARN is a collaboration of 7 countries (Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Sudan, Eritrea) to empower stakeholders to prevent violent conflicts, focusing on cross-border pastoralist conflicts such as land/water use and livestock theft.

CEWARN is a collaboration of 7 countries (Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Sudan, Eritrea) to empower stakeholders to prevent violent conflicts, focusing on cross-border pastoralist conflicts such as land/water use and livestock theft.

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Dogs have been used to fight in wars for years. Today, highly trainable, and loyal by nature, dogs are being used for everything from the raid on UBL, to protecting endangered species and tracking poachers.

Dogs have been used to fight in wars for years. Today, highly trainable, and loyal by nature, dogs are being used for everything from the raid on UBL, to protecting endangered species and tracking poachers.

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Fataki Campaign - Changing Acceptance of Cross-Generational Sex in Tanzania. A fictional cartoon character is created and broadcast, with a touch of humour, to inspire greater resistance to deeply damaging culturaly entrenched behaviour.

Fataki Campaign - Changing Acceptance of Cross-Generational Sex in Tanzania. A fictional cartoon character is created and broadcast, with a touch of humour, to inspire greater resistance to deeply damaging culturaly entrenched behaviour.

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When war between Israel and Iran seemed imminent, Israeli graphic designer Ronny Edry shared a poster on Facebook of himself and his daughter with a bold message: "Iranians ... we [heart] you."

When war between Israel and Iran seemed imminent, Israeli graphic designer Ronny Edry shared a poster on Facebook of himself and his daughter with a bold message: "Iranians ... we [heart] you."

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An Earthquake-Proof Table currently at MoMA’s excellent Applied Design exhibition.
The table has shock absorbing legs that withstands a ton of falling weight.

An Earthquake-Proof Table currently at MoMA’s excellent Applied Design exhibition. The table has shock absorbing legs that withstands a ton of falling weight.

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Watch the video to see how this project combined satellite evidence of destroyed villages on the ground, mobile video filmed by assailants, and in-person interviews/documentation to gather multi-source verified evidence of wrongdoing.

Watch the video to see how this project combined satellite evidence of destroyed villages on the ground, mobile video filmed by assailants, and in-person interviews/documentation to gather multi-source verified evidence of wrongdoing.

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Chicago has been riddled by violence. In some neighborhoods, residents have formed 'block clubs' to combat crime. The groups  allow residents to take ownership of their communities, and they partner with police to keep tabs on rising tensions.

Chicago has been riddled by violence. In some neighborhoods, residents have formed 'block clubs' to combat crime. The groups allow residents to take ownership of their communities, and they partner with police to keep tabs on rising tensions.

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Big movements of guns into a country.... bad sign... Monitoring gun trafficking could create  a warning signal for upcoming attacks and violence.

Big movements of guns into a country.... bad sign... Monitoring gun trafficking could create a warning signal for upcoming attacks and violence.

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