RISK Award objectives
The specific objective of the RISK Award is to increase people’s resilience to risks and disasters, especially in developing countries. The award may concentrate on population development, water as a resource, and other risk factors may also be an issue. The RISK Award’s additional objective is to stimulate innovation and new approaches towards improving risk reduction and disaster management.
Every two years a new topic will be announced for the respective RISK Award.
2019 RISK Award: Coastal Resilience
2017 RISK Award: Information and Communication
Innovative Concepts and Technologies for DRR and DRM
2015 RISK Award: Disaster risk reduction
People-centered, innovative and sustainable
2014 RISK Award: Disaster emergency
Resilience for the most vulnerable
2012 RISK Award: Disaster Risk Prevention
Early warning in urban areas