Sendai Framework

Sendai Framework
  • It is a 15 year agreement
  • Voluntary
  • Non-binding
  • Approved by UN in 2015
  • 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.
  • The new Framework is the successor instrument to the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) 2005-2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters.
  • It has framework for 15-year (2015 to 2030).
  • The implementation of the Sendai Framework involves adopting integrated and inclusive institutional measures so as to work towards preventing vulnerability to disaster, increase preparedness for response and recovery and strengthen resilience.
  • Four specific priorities of Sendai Framework:
    1. Understanding disaster risk
    2. Strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster risk
    3. Investing in disaster risk reduction for resilience
    4. Enhancing disaster preparedness for effective response and recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation.

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