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Vulnerable Populations

Addressing the at-risk population in disaster risk reduction to decrease vulnerability, sensitivity and risk exposure to natural hazards.

Indigenous peoples champion Sendai Framework

27 May 2016, UNISDR

During the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, indigenous communities highlighted the importance to take their concerns into account when it comes to reducing disaster risk, especially for persons with disabilities.


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.2 [PDF, 102Kb]Social development policies and plans are being implemented to reduce the vulnerability of populations most at risk
  • 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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