Global Competition for YouthLed Projects: Flood & Drought Special

This competition has been designed to showcase the practical examples and cases on how an integrated approach to flood and drought risk management has been advanced in practice by or through the involvement of youth under the following three themes:

A.    Understanding risk: Participatory data collection (hazard, exposure, vulnerability), risk modelling tools, assessment and mapping and risk communication

B.    Early Warning System development: Impact based forecasting, needs assessment, warning communication (technologies), response, and warning evaluation

C.    Risk management and planning: Identifying, evaluating and implementing mitigation, preparedness, recovery and response measures at the local level

Submission deadline - 31 March 2017

Announcement of the result - 26 April 2017

Showcase of winning projects in Cancun, Mexico, at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction Conference - 22-26 May 2017

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