The worst impacts of disasters may be averted in many ways – from community engagement and preparedness, to local early warning systems, to government-funded infrastructure projects that offer long-term protection against the climate change. The stories here are just a few examples of disasters averted through innovation, timely investment, and planning. The Averted Disaster Awards recognizes the importance of such initiatives in saving lives and protecting communities around the world. We would love to hear your stories. Send us a mail.