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This briefing paper provides policy-makers, agencies, civil society and other stakeholders with a summary of how displacement is positioned in the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (SFDRR) as a critical issue for reducing disaster risk. It provides analysis of the global indicator framework and updated DRR terminology endorsed by the General Assembly as key tools for measuring global progress.
It also aims to clarify the terms “displaced”, “evacuated” and “relocated” in relation to the SFDRR’s priorities for action, targets and indicators, as governments have signaled is needed. Finally, it looks forward to the Global Platform as a first opportunity for the international community to review progress since the SFDRR’s adoption.
Key messages include the following: