Deadline: 1 November 2014
The UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR), Global Risk Forum Davos (GRF) and Munich Re Foundation (MRF) jointly invite individuals, teams or institutions from all different sectors, including governmental bodies for Risk Award up to €100,000 to increase people’s resilience to risks and disasters. Primary aim of the 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.
Topic: Disaster emergency – Resilience for the most vulnerable.
Ideas involving the people at risk, proposals combining bottom-up approaches with top-down frameworks and projects engaging multi-stakeholder partnerships (different sectors, different sizes, different organizational background, PPPs) are highly encouraged.
- Applicants can be individuals, teams or institutions from all different sectors, including governmental bodies.
- The proposed project should be between 6 months to 2 years.
- The proposal must address the topic: ‘Disaster Risk Reduction – People-centered, innovative and sustainable’.
- The proposed project must include an implementation part (action), a proposal solely based on research is not sufficient.
- The risks must be related to natural, climate change and/or environmental issues.
- Risks due to social turmoil, war, chemical disasters, and/or political crises will be funded.
- The RISK Award contribution must have a visible impact within the project.
- If the whole budget is bigger than the RISK Award it must be clearly visible for what purpose the RISK Award funding will be used.
For more information, please visit About Risk Awards.