Sendai FrameworkTerminology

UNISDR Terminology on Disaster Risk Reduction

Updating the UNISDR Terminology for DRR

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (paragraph 50) recommends the update of the 2009 UNISDR Terminology on Disaster Risk Reduction by December 2016 through the establishment of an open-ended intergovernmental expert working group. The conference also recommends that the working group considers the recommendations of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Group on the update of the 2009 UNISDR Terminology on Disaster Risk Reduction by December 2016.

Open-ended Intergovernmental Expert Working Group on Indicators and Terminology Relating to Disaster Risk Reduction

For further information on this process, please contact Ms. Bina Desai at desaib@un.org.