Brief Communication: Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction – success or warning sign for Paris?

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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,  14–18  March  2015).  We  review  and  discuss  the  agreed commitments and targets, as well as the negotiation leading to the Sendai Framework for DRR (SFDRR) and discuss briefly its implication for the later UN-led negotiations on sustainable development goals and climate change.

J. Mysiak, S.Surminski, A.Thieken, R. Mechler and J. Aerts.
In: Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., 3, 3955–3966.  2015