Connecting Business initiative is transforming the way the private sector engages before, during and after crises

Connecting Business initiative (CBi) is a demand driven multi-stakeholder initiative transforming the way the private sector engages before, during and after crises to create more resilient communities, increase local capacity and alleviate human suffering. Operational and technical support is provided by United Nations Development Programme and United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs while United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction is providing technical advice on disaster risk reduction.

Latest emergencies

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Current emergency
Pacific

Tropical Cyclone Gita February 2018

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Tropical Cyclone

Fiji, Samoa, Tonga
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Pacific
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Current emergency
Philippines

Mayon Volcano - January 2018

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Volcano

Philippines
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Asia
Mexico

Mexico Earthquakes September 2017

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Earthquake

Mexico
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Americas

CBi Member Networks

Networks

Events

Pre-DIHAD workshop: Working together for “Sustainability of Humanitarian Response”

4 Mar 09:00 - 16:00
Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre at Dubai Meeting Room

CBi Annual Event 2018

6 Feb 09:00 - 17:30
Geneve International Conference Centre

Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week

5 Feb 09:00 - 9 Feb 17:00
The International Conference Centre of Geneva (ICCG)

Featured content

Prize on Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid

04 Apr 15:23
Connecting Business initiative Secretariat

Humanitarian Grand Challenge

20 Feb 15:50
Connecting Business initiative Secretariat

CBi Newsletter - January 2018

18 Jan 15:00
Connecting Business initiative Secretariat

Partners

 

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