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INNOVATIVE CRISIS SOLUTIONS AWARD


Description:

The applicant’s project must be an innovative system or management system to offer emergency relief by providing clean and safe drinking water in communities that have been affected by internationally declared crises, such as natural disasters, or catastrophic events. The project can consist of a single system or a pool of multiple systems deployed by the same organisation in different locations or communities, and have the ability to be deployed within 48 hours. The project must have been field deployed in an emergency and proven to have aided at least 1,000 people in need of fresh water during the initial critical phases of humanitarian assistance.

The project should produce safe drinking water in line with World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines, and should be demonstrating innovation in rapid deployment, independency from existing utility supplies and provisions, and robustness during operation.

*In this category, the applicant need not demonstrate the use of renewable energy, but it is preferable.

Intended Applicants:

Small enterprises, research institutions, and NGOs.


Additional Requirements:

- The organisation should be a legal entity, with a registered trade licence and bank account. Please also attach a copy of the company/organisation trade licence or equivalent when submitting your application. 


INNOVATIVE CRISIS SOLUTIONS AWARD

Prize Money and Distribution:

Prize money will be awarded to the institution/entity directly (not the project team).


Prize Value: $20,000 (1 winner)

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