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Sendai Framework

Monitoring of the Sendai Framework: An Introduction

Strong accountability is one of the corner stones of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. A set of 38 indicators, recommended by an Open-ended Intergovernmental Expert Working Group, will track progress in implementing the seven targets of the Sendai Framework as well as its related dimensions reflected in the Sustainable Development Goals 1, 11 and 13. The Sendai Framework Monitor will also function as a management tool to help countries develop disaster risk reduction strategies, make risk-informed policy decisions and allocate resources to prevent new disaster risks. The Sendai Framework Monitor can contribute to the Target E of the Sendai Framework related to development of actionable national and local disaster risk reduction strategies by 2020.

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Sendai Framework Monitoring Process

As of March 1, 2018, Member States have to report against the indicators for measuring the global targets of the Sendai Framework, and disaster risk reduction- related indicators of the SDGs, using the online Sendai Framework Monitor. A detailed timeline has been developed and shared on the key milestones of the Sendai Framework Monitoring Process, which will help Member States in their timely reporting.

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Tools and supporting materials for Sendai Framework Monitoring

Additional resources

  • Launch of the SFM process

    Presentations delivered at the technical workshop for the launch of the Sendai Monitoring process

  • Data readiness review

    Review of the readiness of countries to report against the global targets of the Sendai Framework

  • Report of the Open-ended intergovernmental expert working group

    This report presents recommended indicators to monitor the global targets of the Sendai Framework, the follow-up to and operationalization of the indicators and recommended terminology relating to disaster risk reduction. The open-ended intergovernmental expert working group on indicators and terminology relating to disaster risk reduction was established by the General Assembly.