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Limiting Violence and Intimidation

for Practitioners

 
By
Heidi Burgess

Conflict Assessment and Early Warning Tools

Before political violence or war breaks out, there are usually many indicators that stresses are building. A variety of tools are available for assessing such stresses and the likelihood of future violence.

If the early warning or conflict assessment suggests that violence is likely or imminent, a variety of steps can be taken to try to prevent that violence from occurring. See the section on violence prevention steps to learn more.

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