Sendai Framework influence on new SDGs


The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction places strong emphasis on disaster risk management with a view to achieving substantial reductions in disaster losses over the next 15 years. It sets out targets for the post-2015 Development Agenda including a substantial reduction in mortality, in the numbers of people affected by disasters, economic losses and damage to critical infrastructure. These objectives are re-affirmed under Goal 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable...

  • APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE) 2015 to focus on DRR


    For its host year of 2015, The Philippines has selected Disaster Risk Reduction: Understanding the Role of Climate Change and Variability as the theme of the APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE). Nominations are sought from young scientists in subjects such as: sustainable development, environmental studies, ecology, disaster management, urban planning, and engineering, among others....

  • Jamaica: $10 million spent on poverty reduction, says JSIF

    Jamaica Observer, the

    The Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) reports that funds have gone to implement 1,600 projects in four parishes under the European Union-funded Poverty Reduction Programme (PRP) - projects that are helping to attain the outcomes of the country's long-term National Development Plan, Vision 2030 Jamaica, including sustainable management and use of environmental and natural resources; and hazard risk reduction and adaption to climate change...

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