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Under the 2013 theme "Acting As One", the UN Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction recognizes excellence in reducing disaster risk for a safer, more sustainable world.

The Ceremony

During a ceremony hosted by Senegalese musician Ismael Lo, Brazil and Bangladesh share UN Sasakawa Award at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction - the US$50,000 prize goes to Belo Horizonte and NARRI ($20,000 each) and the TDMMO ($10,000).

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Nominees for 2013

Cities and municipalities


Institutions and Projects

The call for nominations is now closed.

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