Simulating the Worst to Prepare the Best: A study of humanitarian simulations and their benefits

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Simulations are being used widely across the humanitarian sector, in a variety of contexts and involve numerous stakeholders. The sector is placing increasing value on simulations as important staff capacity, preparedness and relationship building exercises.

The Emergency Capacity Building (ECB) Project Simulating the worst to prepare the best case study, addresses the questions of ‘What is a simulation and why use them?’ before focusing on six different simulation types to compare, contrast and draw lessons from.

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