Sendai FrameworkWords Into Action

Civil society, volunteers, organized voluntary work & community-based organizations

This guide will identify steps that national and local governments can take to systematically engage civil society and community-based organizations and sustain their involvement.

Concept note

  • While States have the overall responsibility for reducing disaster risk, it is a shared responsibility between Governments and relevant stakeholders. The Sendai Framework recognizes that non-state stakeholders play an important role as enablers in providing support to States.

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