UN - Sasakawa Award for Disaster Reduction - 2003

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The Sasakawa Award is administered by the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), a specialized wing of the United Nations. It is given to individuals and institutions for their outstanding work in disaster management and disaster reduction. 
GSDMA was awarded the UN Sasakawa Award 2003 for outstanding work in the field of disaster management and risk reduction. The presentation of the Award was organized by the UN and Government of Germany on 16th October 2003 at Bonn, Germany. The ceremony was attended by 200 participants of the 2nd International Conference on Early Warning organized by the United Nations. Among the participants were Ministers, dignitaries and senior officers and experts from many countries.