The Challenge Fund will provide grants for addressing challenges related to accessing and using risk information. Challenges include access to high resolution digital elevation models, the integration of climate change scenarios in risk modelling, and access to post-disaster data. Monday, March 16 18:00 – 18:30 Winners of the first phase of funding will be announced in June 2015. Room B201, Kawauchi-Kita Campus, Tohoku University Launch of the Open Data for Resilience Challenge Fund LEARN MORE ABOUT OPEN DATA FOR Join the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Global RESILIENCE: Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), and World Bank gfdrr.org/opendri Group as we launch the Challenge Fund. The Challenge Fund will provide small grants to address challenges related to accessing and using risk information for decision making, in order to reduce disaster risks and improve disaster and climate resilience.