All articles for the topic: Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

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The Aspen Declaration: A New Momentum for Mountains

Read the newly agreed declaration of the Mountain Partnership members, and learn about how they strive to jointly promote sustainable development in mountainous areas.

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Leave No Mountain Behind

Why, despite the essential role mountains play in enabling countries and regions adapt to climate change, reduce disaster risks and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, are mountain communities often left behind economically and politically? Learn more in this issue brief.

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COPE Books for Children: Droughts

Learn about how climate change will impact droughts and how to be more prepared for them with this illustrated book for children from COPE and United Nations Disaster Risk Reduction.

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COPE Books for Children: Floods

Learn about disaster risk reduction and floods with this illustrated book for children from COPE. 

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COPE Books for Children: Cyclones

Learn about disaster risk reduction and cyclones with this illustrated book for children from COPE. This time, the squad travels to Australia.

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COPE Books for Children: COVID

Learn about disaster risk reduction, COVID and how the virus is spread in this illustrated book for children from COPE

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COPE Books for Children: Storm Surges

Learn about risk reduction for storm surges in this illustrated book for children from COPE. This time the COPE squad travels to Hong Kong and the traditional fishing village of Tai O.

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COPE Landslides Book

In this beautifully illustrated book for children you will learn how to look out for the signs that a landslide may occur, how to be ready and prepared, and what to do during a landslide and evacuation.

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COPE Books for Children: Wildfires

Learn about disaster risk reduction and wildfires with this illustrated children's book from COPE. This time the COPE Squad travel to Pretoria, South Africa, to meet experts and learn all about wildfires. They put their training to good use when called to San Francisco to help with a real Wildfire.

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COPE Books for Children: Earthquakes

Learn about disaster risk reduction and earthquakes with this illustrated book for children by COPE. 

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COPE Books for Children: Tsunamis

Learn about how to be prepared for a tsunami in this illustrated book for children from COPE and United Nations Disaster Risk Reduction.

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Front cover photo: © Norwegian Refugee Council /Adrienne Surprenant 2017 (Somalia). Children of pastoralists in Somalia displaced by drought are taught for free as their parents cannot afford school fees.

Addressing Disaster Displacement in Disaster Risk Reduction Policy and Practice: A Checklist

Explore a checklist of elements that DRR policy makers and practitioners can consider in assessing whether their policies, strategies and practices align with the Sendai Framework.

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This Somali woman is carrying the wood, fabric and cords necessary to build her tent after fleeing drought. She walked four hours, crossing the mountains bordering the dry valley. Of her 200 sheep, nothing is left. Sick from the lack of food, her husband is now in hospital, leaving her alone to care for their five children.

e-Learning course: Disaster Displacement

This interactive and dynamic eLearning course distils the guidance of the Words into Action Guideline - Disaster Displacement: How to Reduce Risk, Address Impacts and Strengthen Resilience.

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Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development: Colombia Case Study

This case study explores Colombia's efforts to align its national-level policy processes under global agendas, highlighting the context-specific nature of the alignment process.

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Dusty plains during a severe drought in Kenya: Climate change has increased the frequency and magnitude of extreme weather events that have led to a loss of lives, diminished livelihoods, reduced crop and livestock production, and damaged infrastructure, among other adverse impacts.

Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development: Kenya Case Study

This case study explores Uganda's efforts to align its national-level policy processes under global agendas, highlighting the context-specific nature of the alignment process.

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Woman with water container at well. Sri Lanka. Photo © Dominic Sansoni / World Bank

Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development in Sri Lanka

This case study focuses on efforts in Sri Lanka under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris Agreement and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.

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Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development

The brief explores how the different agendas and policy processes relate to each other and to a country’s national development planning processes.

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Adaptive governance as a catalyst for transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk through the Sendai Framework

This paper investigates the importance of adaptive governance for disaster risk reduction and explores the transformations needed to achieve equitable, resilient, and sustainable development.

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 Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development

Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development

This brief introduces the topic of alignment of country efforts under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris Agreement and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. 

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Cover photo: Goods had to be transported by boat after the Atta Abad landslide flooded 25 km of the Karakoram Highway, Pakistan, in 2010 (D. Butz)

Safer lives and livelihoods in mountains

This publication highlights 15 cases of good practice in development and applied research from mountain regions, and illustrates how the Sendai Framework’s four priorities can be put into practice. 

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TDDR at the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

SEI's initiative on Transforming Development and Disaster Risk (TDDR) outcomes from the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction held from 22-26 May, in Cancun, Mexico.

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The Sendai Framework: A catalyst for the transformation of disaster risk reduction?

This discussion brief examines how elements of adaptive governance appear in the Sendai Framework, and how they might support transformative change in DRR.

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Strengthening disaster risk management in India

This research analyses in detail the state disaster management plans from five very different states (in terms of climate, geography and size): Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Odisha and Uttarakhand.

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