The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted in March 2015 at the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction held in Sendai, Japan. The framework provides a set of principles, guidelines, and priorities for disaster risk reduction over the next 15 years. This article will provide an overview of the Sendai Framework and its key objectives.
Objectives of the Sendai Framework
The Sendai Framework has four key objectives:
Priorities for Action
Reduce the risk of disaster and strengthen resilience.
Key Principles of the Sendai Framework
Improve disaster preparedness, response, and recovery.
Targets and Indicators
Develop sustainable disaster risk reduction strategies.
Implementation and Follow-up
Enhance international cooperation and partnerships.
International Cooperation and Partnerships
These objectives are aimed at reducing the human, social, economic, and environmental costs of disasters and promoting sustainable development.
Challenges and Opportunities
The Sendai Framework identifies seven priorities for action:
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