Winner 2019 RISK Award: "Resilient Floating Homes in Bangladesh"

Winner 2019 RISK Award: "Resilient Floating Homes in Bangladesh"

Current approaches for managing coastal disasters often focus on building large-scale engineered constructions like embankments or cyclone shelters on raised platforms. While these initiatives can save lives, they rarely address underlying causes of vulnerability. The 2019 RISK Award shifts that focus to a solution that is more integrated and systemic and helps families to address multiple challenges at once. >more

EpiNurse project in Nepal keeps the momentum going

The EpiNurse project in Nepal serves with special digital trainings to provide medical care in emergencies. The project continues to help people in disaster affected areas. It is expanding steadily. >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