ICSU and IRDR publish set of policy briefs to inform the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The series of policy briefs, prepared by members of the community of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Reduction (IRDR) and coordinated by ICSU, are part of our ongoing engagement in the implementation phase of the 2015 Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.

The five briefs address the following themes:

  • Assessing country-level science and technology capacities for implementing the Sendai Framework
  • Disaster loss data in monitoring the implementation of the Sendai Framework
  • Forensic Investigations of Disaster (FORIN): towards the understanding of root causes of disasters
  • Cities and Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Coherence between the Sendai Framework, the SDGs, the Climate Agreement, New Urban Agenda and World Humanitarian Summit, and the role of science in their implementation

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Read also this blog post by Mark Pelling on the World Economic Forum blog:

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