Dushanbe Declaration on Disaster Risk Reduction for Resilience Building

The declaration was adopted at the first Central Asia and South Caucasus (CASC) Regional Platform, held in July 2016 in Tajikistan. Countries expressed commitment to, in collaboration with national and local authorities, private sector, international and non-government organizations, and other stakeholders:

  • develop and implement Disaster Risk Management strategies and action plans with national targets and indicators;
  • take concerted action to further strengthen and expand regional and national multi-sectoral coordination mechanisms;
  • to improve effectiveness and coordination of actions and to integrate existing national and regional forums and platforms active in addressing the priorities for action of the Sendai Framework
  • take action to increase understanding risk at the national level by conducting national status reviews of disaster risk management and setting up national disaster loss databases as a basis for developing Disaster Risk Management strategies/programmes and action plans;
  • develop cooperation with the ‘Centre for Emergency Situations and Disaster Risk Reduction’ as a resource centre for implementation of the Priorities for Action of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction;
  • participate in the First Cycle of the ‘Sendai Progress Monitoring 2017 – 2019;
  • conduct regular meetings of the Regional Platform for DRR in the CASC region

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Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
5th Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction in May 2017 5th Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction in May 2017.
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