When innovation meets traditional knowledge – The 2017 RISK Award winner will be announced in Cancun

When innovation meets traditional knowledge – The 2017 RISK Award winner will be announced in Cancun

End of May, the UNISDR 'Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction' will take place in Cancun, Mexico. This is one of the most important gatherings to improve global disaster prevention. On 24 May, we will – together with our partners UNISDR and GRF Davos – announce the 2017 RISK Award winner. >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

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