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Terminology

The UNISDR Terminology aims to promote a common understanding and usage of disaster risk reduction concepts and to assist the disaster risk reduction efforts of authorities, practitioners and the public.

Look up terms from the official UNISDR terminology on disaster risk reduction in English, below, or download the terminology in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

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About the terminology

As recommended in paragraph 50 of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the UN General Assembly established an open-ended intergovernmental expert working group (OIEWG) to develop a set of possibile indicators to measure global progress in the implementation of Sendai Framework and to update the 2009 UNISDR Terminology on Disaster Risk Reduction.