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Sendai Framework

Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

New Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted by UN Member States on 18 March 2015 at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. The Sendai Framework is the first major agreement of the Post-2015 development agenda, with seven targets and four priorities for action.


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Indicators & Terminology

Open-ended intergovernmental expert working group on indicators and terminology

Working Group Meeting

The first formal session of the open-ended intergovernmental expert working group on Indicators and terminology relating to disaster risk reduction will be held in Geneva, Switzerland on 29-30 September, and will be preceded by an informal session on 28 September. Sessions will be held in the Palais des Nations. Learn more...


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IDDR 2015

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015

Knowledge for Life

The focus of this year’s International Day for Disaster Reduction is on the traditional, indigenous and local knowledge which complement modern science and add to an individual’s and societies’ resilience.

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Uniting Nations, People and Action for Resilience

UN and DRR

Featured Organization: UNESCO

By operating at the interface between natural and social sciences, education, culture and communication, UNESCO plays a vital role in constructing a global culture of resilient communities. More about UNESCO...


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