APPLY FOR THE AVERTED DISASTER AWARD

Nominate An Intervention for the 2024 Award

The Averted Disaster Award aims to recognize successful interventions implemented worldwide that help ensure society continues to function, thrive, and recover quickly in the face of disaster. We invite individuals, project teams and organizations of all sizes, regions, and industries  to submit nominations that highlight successful interventions.

Provide a case for why and how the intervention was successful at mitigating potential disaster using the application below.  This is your opportunity to tell us about the impact of the disaster intervention nominated and why it deserves to win!

Applications are due January 12, 2024

For more information about what judges are looking for go to FAQ’s.

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Provide a maximum 5-page summary (single-spaced, 12-size font) that makes the case for why and how a particular intervention was successful at mitigating a potential disaster. Case summaries should include:

  • Introduction of the organization, intervention and disaster averted

  • Evidence/counterfactual evidence of the disaster averted. This can be in the form of previous hazard records, datasets, etc. Counterfactual scenarios and evidence should be provided in cases of unseen or future disaster.

  • Future benefits of the intervention

  • Key lessons that have been learned and can be shared

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