Terminology on Disaster Risk Reduction
The UNDRR 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.
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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 UNDRR Terminology on Disaster Risk Reduction.
- Open-ended Intergovernmental Expert Working Group on Indicators and Terminology (OIEWG) ARCHIVES
- 2009 UNDRR TERMINOLOGY