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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 here.

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Winner 2022 – Bangladesh Red Crescent Society

Averted Disaster Award 2022 – Winner Bangladesh Red Crescent Society Forecast-based Financing, Bangladesh We are proud to honor the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society as the winner of the 2022 Averted Disaster Award for their efforts in Forecast-based financing in Bangladesh!   The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society won the Averted Disaster Award for their work providing…

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Intervention of Distinction 2022 – Build Change for Resilient Housing in the Philippines

Averted Disaster Award 2022 Runner Up/Intervention of Distinction Build Change Resilient Housing, Philippines We are proud to honor Build Change and their efforts in resilient housing in the Philippines as a 2022 Runner Up/Intervention of Distinction.  Since 2014 Build Change has implemented resilient housing solutions in the Philippines and provided engineering, technology, and lending solutions…

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HONOURABLE MENTION 2022 – Project NOAH, Philippines

Averted Disaster Award 2022 Honorable Mention Project NOAH, Philippines We are proud to honor the works of Project NOAH as an Honorable Mention for the 2022 Averted Disaster Award. The Philippine government created Project NOAH as the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) integrated disaster prevention and mitigation program in 2012. It was designed to…

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HONORABLE MENTION 2022 – GeoHazards International, India.

Averted Disaster Award 2022 Honorable Mention GeoHazards International, Landslide and Earthquake Risk Reduction, Aizawl India We are proud to honor GeoHazards International and their efforts in landslide and earthquake risk reduction in Aizawl, India as a 2022 Averted Disaster Award Honorable Mention. Since 2011 GeoHazards International (GHI) has served as a technical partner and advisor…

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