2017 RISK Award: Information and Communication - Call for proposals

2017 RISK Award: Information and Communication - Call for proposals

Disaster prevention is key! This is underpinned by the UN Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. Innovative concepts and technologies for information and communication (ICT) are playing an increasingly important role in DRM and DRR. Apply now for funding of up to € 100.000. >more

Children play a key role – Disaster risk reduction in Pune

What have drawing lessons got to do with disaster risk reduction? How can an illiterate person carry out a risk analysis? The RISK Award Project 2015 in Pune provides us with the answers to these questions. >more

New publication: IntoAction 6 "RISK Award - Inclusive Disaster Risk Management"

The winner of the 2014 RISK Award was ONG Inclusiva, an organisation based in Peñaflor, a town south of Santiago in Chile. The aim of the project has been to reduce or eliminate barriers in the city - their report is available now. >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