2019 RISK Award "Coastal Resilience"

2019 RISK Award "Coastal Resilience"

Island states belong to the top-priority countries at risk in most parts of the world. Along with the other coastal areas, they are exposed to a number of risks. Extreme storms, erosion, sea level rise and further environmental changes. What are the most useful approaches to build resilience? >more

Improving medical care in Nepal

The Nursing Association in Nepal (NAN) has won the 2017 RISK Award and is using the prize money to improve medical care for many thousands of people in Nepal. With their partner organisations, they are developing new, digital information and communication technologies for the health sector. >more

2015 RISK Award India: A project is completed – and hits the ground running

We have achieved more than we could have hoped for: there are now training groups in 64 communities, coaching lessons in primary schools and universities, and a network of aid workers has been established in both urban centres and rural districts. >more

A new focus: Preparing Denotified and Nomadic Tribes in India for disaster risk

The RISK Award 2015 has a new focus. Our partners from AIILSG now include one of the most vulnerable populations: Nomadic tribes in India. >more