International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
Latin America and the Caribbean   

Newsletter ISDR Inform - Latin America and the Caribbean
Issue: 13/2006- 12/2006 - 11/2005 - 10/2005 - 9/2004 - 8/2003 - 7/2003 - 6/2002 - 5/2002 - 4/2001- 3/2001

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Prevention Pays


Winners of the Photo Contest
1998 Campaign: "Prevention Begins with Information"




Best photo of a natural disaster:
Azizur Rahim Pev of Bangladesh – a flood in his country in 1998.

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Best photo on disaster prevention: Monowar Hossain Akhand of Bangladesh – an evacuation drill to prepare people in the event of a cyclone.






Best photo to illustrate the campaign theme, "Prevention Begins with Information": The Geotechnical Bureau of Hong Kong, with the picture entitled "Now I understand why landslides happen". Honorary mention: Abu Jaher Khokon of Bangladesh.

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Congratulations to the winners!