Calling young people with big ideas about flood and drought management!

Are you between 15 and 35? Do you have innovative ideas about how the world can better manage droughts and floods? If so, we want to hear from you!

The Global Integrated Flood and Drought Management Competition for youth-led projects is organised by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the Global Water Partnership (GWP) in conjunction with the Water Youth Network.  

It is offering EUR 3,000 for the winning idea, as well as concept note development support and coaching for the 10 shortlisted proposals. 

The competition will focus on the following themes: 

  • Monitoring: Innovative monitoring for early warning systems (EWS)
  • Warning dissemination: Creative ways to disseminate early warnings
  • Communication and awareness raisingNew approaches to increase the preparedness and ability of populations to react appropriately to warnings
  • Impact mapping: Ideas on how to map hazard impacts to improve understanding. 

You can enter more than one category and the submission deadline is 16 January 2022.