Sendai Framework for disaster risk reduction for children

The disaster risk reduction responsibility should be shared with local government, the private sector and other stakeholders.

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UNICEF/2018

Highlights

The Sendai Framework is a 15-year, voluntary, non-binding agreement which 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. It aims for the following outcome: 

The substantial reduction of disaster risk and losses in lives, livelihoods and health and in the economic, physical, social, cultural and environmental assets of persons, businesses, communities and countries.

Sendai framework
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UNISDR
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