The UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) has been convened since 1994. The Third WCDRR was held 14-18 March 2015 in Sendai City, Japan. The conference covered topics under the theme of building the resilience of nations and communities to disasters. These briefings give those without expert knowledge on disaster risk reduction the key facts that relate to the areas under negotiation at Sendai.
Briefing papers | March 2015 | Aditya Bahadur; Catherine Simonet
This note provides information relevant to the agreement of target (iii) of the draft Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), on economic loss, which reads: '[Substantially] reduce direct disaster economic loss [by a given percentage] in relation to...Downloads
Briefing papers | March 2015 | Lindsey Jones and Elizabeth Carabine
This note provides information relevant to the agreement of target (vii) of the draft Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), which reads: 'Ensure access to impact-based early warning and disaster risk information [to 90% of the people] by 2030 and...Downloads