International Day for Disaster Reduction: contribution by RISK Award winner Pune

International Day for Disaster Reduction: contribution by RISK Award winner Pune

The 2015 RISK Award winner is making progress in India. Tuesday 13 October was the International Day for Disaster Reduction. Our partner, AIILSG, used this important day to stage a theatre play for children to increase their awareness of risks. >more

Inclusion not just a buzz word – Putting theory into practice

People with disabilities appear to be more vulnerable than healthy people. However, it is quite often the external circumstances that give rise to their vulnerability in the first place. If we succeed in creating an environment in which all people – with or without a disability – have the same chances, then we can speak of inclusion in real practice. >more

2015 RISK Award: 145 applications received

The application phase for the third RISK Award ended on 1 November 2014. This year there were twice as many participants as last year. One hundred and forty-five applications reached us from sixty countries. >more

New publication: 2015 RISK Award - First-hand news

145 organisations from 62 countries have applied for the third RISK Award. This publication summarises a jury selection of the best project proposals. They provide valuable information as to how effective disaster risk reduction projects can be implemented. >more