Sendai FrameworkWords Into Action

Implementation guide for academia, scientific and research entities and networks

This guide will elaborate on existing science and technology networks and platforms, describe their areas of work, best practices and case studies and demonstrate knowledge demand and gaps.

Contact: Pedro Basabe ( and Chadia Wannous (

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    Concept note

    The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction recognizes the importance of science and technology, calling for a strengthened evidence-base in support of its implementation. It notably seeks to promote scientific research into disaster risk patterns, causes and effects, and to disseminate risk information with the best use of geospatial information technology.

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WCDRR Working sessions


Country/Organization Goal Scope Title
Belarus Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience National Contribution to establishing the research and scientific platforms for the development and implementation of innovative solutions in the field of disaster risk reduction, and to foster public partnerships.
International Council for Science on behalf of Scientific and Technological Communities Major group Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global International partnership to mobilize science for action on DRR and resilience building

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