Pursuit of the Goals requires strategic, inclusive and all-of-society approaches. Reflecting this foundational requirement, Sendai Framework global Target E calls to “substantially increase the number of countries with national and local disaster risk reduction strategies by 2020”. Target E is shared with indicators of SDG 1 that calls for an end to poverty, SDG 11 on sustainable cities and communities, and SDG 13 on climate action.1
National and local disaster risk reduction strategies are essential for implementing and monitoring a country’s multi-hazard risk reduction priorities by setting implementation milestones, establishing key roles and responsibilities of government and nongovernment actors, and identifying technical and financial resources. In order to implement the priorities they are set out to achieve, they need to be supported by a well-coordinated institutional architecture, legislative mandates, political buy-in of decision-makers, and human and financial capacities at all levels of society.Download Syllabus
National government and their other relevant stakeholders.
- Understand and develop disaster risk-informed policies in coherence with climate change and other sustainable development measures.