About Sendai Framework:
- It is a 15 year agreement
- It recognizes that the State has the primary role to reduce disaster risk but that responsibility should be shared with other stakeholders including local government, the private sector and other stakeholders.
- SFDRR is an international Treaty that was approved by UN member states in March 2015 at the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction held in Sendai, Japan.
- It is a voluntary and non-binding treaty which recognizes that the UN member State has the primary role to reduce disaster risk.
- It has framework for 15-year i.e. 2015 to 2030.
- It calls for sharing the responsibility with other stakeholders including local government, the private sector and other stakeholders.
- It is successor of the Hyogo Framework for Action (2005–2015), which had been the most encompassing international accord on disaster risk reduction.
- It sets common standards, a comprehensive framework with achievable targets, and a legally-based instrument for disaster risk reduction.
- It calls for adopting integrated and inclusive institutional measures for preventing vulnerability to disaster, increase preparedness for response and recovery and strengthen resilience.
- Four specific priorities of Sendai Framework:
- Understanding disaster risk
- Strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster risk
- Investing in disaster risk reduction for resilience
- Enhancing disaster preparedness for effective response and recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation.
India and UNISDR signed a Statement of Cooperation on Sendai Framework
7 Global Targets of SFDRR:
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