News & Views (Issue 2 July 2013)
Voyage towards a Caring and Resilient Bangladesh
NARRI Consortium, also known as the National Alliance for Risk Reduction and Response Initiatives, has been awarded the UN Sasakawa Award 2013 for contributions to disaster risk reduction. The award has been presented in Geneva, Switzerland on 22nd of May at the international event of Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.
The Sasakawa Award is an effort by the United Nations Office for Disaster Reduction to an individual or institution that have taken active efforts in reducing disaster risk in their communities and advocates for disaster risk reduction. The award was started back in 1986 by founding Chairman of the Nippon Foundation, Mr. Ryoichi Sasakawa with an aim to recognizing excellence in reducing disaster risk, for a safer, more sustainable world.
Islamic Relief Bangladesh (2013), News & Views (Issue 2 July 2013), [Online] available at: http://islamicrelief.org.bd/publications/newsletter/