of the Children’s and Local Communities’ Risk Map Contest World Disaster
Reduction Campaign 2001 - Countering Disasters; Targeting Vulnerability
As part of the activities
of last years World Disaster Reduction CampaignCountering
Disasters; Targeting Vulnerabilitythe ISDR Secretariat organized
an international contest to reward the best local risk maps in two categories:
school children, and local communities.
The contest was open
to all children worldwide who sent their maps to the ISDR Secretariat,
as well as to all community organizations, local health personnel, religious
groups, local emergency committees, non-governmental organizationsin
short, any group interested in participating.
It was not an easy
task for the Jury to make a choice, but after a great deal of deliberation
the following winners were chosen.