You will find basic definitions on disaster risk reduction to promote a common understanding on the subject for use by the public, authorities and practitioners.

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, and the update of the publication entitled “2009 UNISDR Terminology on Disaster Risk Reduction”. The report was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on February 2nd, 2017.

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