Disaster Risk Reduction Terminology
The Open-ended intergovernmental expert working group on indicators and terminology relating to disaster risk reduction was established by the General Assembly in its resolution 69/284 for the development of a set of possible indicators to measure global progress in the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, coherent with the work of the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators. The report was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on February 2nd, 2017.
The Sendai Framework Terminology on Disaster Risk Reduction promotes a common understanding and usage of disaster risk reduction concepts and to assist the disaster risk reduction efforts of authorities, practitioners and the public.
- View the official report (available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish)
- Open-ended Intergovernmental Expert Working Group on Indicators and Terminology (OIEWG) ARCHIVES
- The terms in this report are an update to the 2009 UNDRR Terminology