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Urban Risk & Planning

Measurement and management of urban hazards and vulnerability in order to improve awareness and local capacity to effectively reduce disaster risk.

Europe starts Sendai roadmap talks

7 Oct 2015, UNISDR EUR

'Disaster risk management policies are essential to ensure sustainable development and economic growth' says Mr. Christos Stylianides, European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management. In addition he said 'The Sendai framework sets the world on a clear path for enhanced disaster resilience. It is now our collective responsibility to implement Sendai. To match words with action.'...

Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 1.3 [PDF, 114Kb]Community Participation and decentralisation is ensured through the delegation of authority and resources to local levels
  • Indicator 3.4 [PDF, 102Kb]Countrywide public awareness strategy exists to stimulate a culture of disaster resilience, with outreach to urban and rural communities
  • Indicator 4.2 [PDF, 102Kb]Social development policies and plans are being implemented to reduce the vulnerability of populations most at risk
  • Indicator 4.3 [PDF, 93Kb]Economic and productive sectorial policies and plans have been implemented to reduce the vulnerability of economic activities
  • Indicator 4.4 [PDF, 101Kb]Planning and management of human settlements incorporate disaster risk reduction elements, including enforcement of building codes

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