The 2014 RISK Award goes to ONG Inclusiva, Peñaflor in Chile

The 2014 RISK Award goes to ONG Inclusiva, Peñaflor in Chile

People with disabilities are particularly vulnerable to disasters because of health, architectural and technological barriers. The 2014 RISK Award funds a project in Chile dedicated to improving the inclusion of these people in risk management. The prize was awarded at the opening ceremony of the International Disaster and Risk Conference (IDRC) on 24 August 2014 in Davos. >more

Register now: 10th International Microinsurance Conference 2014

From 11 to 13 November 2014, the 10th International Microinsurance Conference will take place in Mexico City. Around 500 participants and experts from around the world will exchange views and discuss the challenges of microinsurance. >more

Resilience Academy 2014 – "Livelihoods amidst forced and managed transitions"

Our concept of organising two successive Academies with the same participants has proven its value. From the very first moment, the 35 people attending the academy picked up on the topics from the previous year with great enthusiasm, and drove forwards academic concepts. >more

Image gallery: Fog nets in Tanzania

We are building fog collectors in several communities on a high plain bordering the Rift Valley in Tanzania together with the p(e)d world organisation. The water now flowing from the new water source gives the people in this rural region the gift of time – precious time that they can invest in education or agriculture. >more