RISK Award 2014 - Peñaflor town inclusive safe community: resilience for all

Inclusion not just a buzz word – Putting theory into practice

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 have the same chances, then we can speak of inclusion in real practice. >more

2014 RISK Award: Further developments in Peňaflor risk management project

2014 RISK Award: Further developments in Peňaflor risk management project

One year after being rewarded with the 2014 RISK Award, ONG Inclusiva from Peňaflor is meeting with great success in the implementation of its project for disabled residents. The introduction of emergency action plans and the use of maps, mobility aids and other tools have improved the risk situation significantly. >more

Videoclip: "Suma tus manos" (Spanish) - Your hands can do more

Videoclip: "Suma tus manos" (Spanish) - Your hands can do more

Volunteers of ONG Inclusiva prepared a short video which calls for helping hands. The project team relies on the many volunteers from the local communities to make inclusive resilience a reality. >more

Four questions put to Carlos Kaiser, Executive Director of ONG Inclusiva

Four questions put to Carlos Kaiser, Executive Director of ONG Inclusiva

ONG Inclusiva from Peñaflor won the RISK Award 2014. The winning project helps people with disabilities to be better prepared when natural disasters strike. At the IDRC in Davos we spoke with Carlos Kaiser, Executive Director of ING Inclusiva, about his project. >more

Chile disability project wins 2014 RISK Award - UNISDR press release

Chile disability project wins 2014 RISK Award - UNISDR press release

The Chilean town of Peňaflor is celebrating this week. A local NGO born out of the 2010 earthquake and tsunami has scooped the prestigious Risk Award at the 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference in Davos, Switzerland, which ends tomorrow. >more

The 2014 RISK Award goes to ONG Inclusiva, Chile

The 2014 RISK Award goes to ONG Inclusiva, Chile

People with disabilities are particularly vulnerable to disasters because of health, architectural and technological barriers. The 2014 RISK Award honours and funds a project dedicated to improving the inclusion of people with disabilities in disaster risk management (DRM). >more

Projects and reports

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RISK Award 2014 awardee

> ONG Inclusiva, Chile

 

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