Location: Online submission

Start Date: All day Feb 15th 2015

Showcasing Innovation: Media and Communication for Disaster Risk Reduction at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR)

A joint initiative of BBC Media Action, Global Network for Disaster Reduction (GNDR), Netherlands Red Cross, Plan International, and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).
Have you used media or communication to help communities at risk become more aware of disaster risks and build their resilience? If so, we want to hear from you as we aim to showcase creative and effective approaches of media and communication at our event which will take place at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan on 16 March, 2015.
We’re interested in receiving examples that are:

  • Innovative
  • Have reduced disaster risk and improved resilience
  • Can be replicated by others as good practice
  • Are specifically targeted to people who are at risk of hazards

Find out more, including details of how to take part.

The deadline for submissions is February 15, 2015.

Submissions must be in English or subtitled into English. You can submit more than one application. Email any questions to: submissions@bbcmediaaction.org.