The 2015 UN Sasakawa Award for Disaster Reduction invites nominations of leadership worldwide in reducing the risks of natural disasters. Eligibility for the award extends to individuals, community groups, civil society organizations and NGOs, government agencies, and the private sector.
With support from the Nippon Foundation, the award provides US$50 thousand to the laureate. The 2015 prize will be awarded at the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan. The deadline for nominations (English, French, Spanish) is 31 October 2014.