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2015 .070

Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction – Success or Warning Sign for Paris?

Authors: Jaroslav Mysiak, Swenja Surminski, Annegret Thieken, Reinhard Mechler, Jeroen Aerts
Series: Climate Change and Sustainable Development
Editor: Carlo Carraro
Type: Journal
Keywords: Disaster Risk, World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
JEL n.: Q5, Q54
JEL: Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences
Pages: 3, 3955-3966
Date: 06/2015


In March 2015, a new international blueprint for disaster risk reduction (DRR) has been adopted in Sendai, Japan, at the end of the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR, March 14-18, 2015). We review and discuss the agreed commitments and targets, as well as the negotiation leading the Sendai Framework for DRR (SFDRR) and discuss briefly its implication for the later UN-led negotiations on sustainable development goals and climate change.

Suggested citation: Mysiak, J., Surminski, S., Thieken, A., Mechler, R., and Aerts, J.: Brief Communication: Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction – success or warning sign for Paris?, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., 3, 3955-3966, doi:10.5194/nhessd-3-3955-2015, 2015.

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