The winners were selected from the 420 nominations that were received from 24 countries across the Asia-Pacific region. The awards, which come with a cash prize, celebrate women's achievements in reducing disaster risk.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Women's International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction
The Odisha government has taken a decision to implement a community-based action plan from the current year as a necessary step towards enhancing climate resilience of coastal communities. It will address the livelihood issues of the people.
Studies have shown that structures built on wetlands, pollution leading to choking canals, and improper constructions causing siltation in backwaters stem the natural flow of water, leading to flood-like situations in Kochi.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been approved between the National Disaster Management Authority of the Republic of India and the National Disaster Management Authority of the Republic of Maldives on cooperation in the field of Disaster Management
AI-based flood warning systems are widely used and in high demand. Several previous studies have investigated such systems and their development, which are also closely monitored by governments, industries, and academics.
InsuResilience Solutions Fund supports upscale and improvement of index-based crop insurance and indemnity-based livestock solution for poor and vulnerable smallholder farmers in Indian states to increase their resilience against extreme weather events