Official Development Assistance (ODA)

Disaster Risk Reduction

March 22, 2021
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stainable Development and Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

International development goals

2000 The United Nations Millennium Declaration
2001 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
2015 The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

International Guidelines for DRR

1994 The first UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Yokohama
2005 The second UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Hyogo
2015 The Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai
2015 Establishment of World Tsunami Awareness Day

Japan's Contributions: Mainstreaming DRR (Incorporate the perspective of DRR into all policies.)

 Japan will not only contribute to sustainable development of each country by utilizing its DRR technologies and knowledge on national resilience and promoting investment in DRR, but also enhance opportunities for Japanese companies’ operation abroad, thus feeding into Japan's own growth strategy.

2015 2015 Sendai Cooperation Initiative for Disaster Risk Reduction
2019 Sendai Cooperation Initiative for Disaster Risk Reduction Phase 2

Sendai Framework for DRR 2015-2030

Features

  • 7 concrete global targets are set out.
  • Japan’s priorities are incorporated such as mainstreaming DRR, investment in DRR, Build Back Better, participation of various stakeholders, human centered approach, women’s leadership.

Sendai Cooperation Initiative for Disaster Risk Reduction Phase2.

Background

  • The 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in Sendai, Japan (March 2015).

Basic idea

  • In cooperation with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), Japan will play a leading role as a disaster risk reduction advanced country toward mainstreaming disaster risk and increasing resilience in the international community.

Sendai Cooperation Initiative for Disaster Risk Reduction Phase2.

  • In order to increase resilience to disasters, Japan will provide assistance for at least 5 million people from 2019 to 2022.
  • Japan will provide training for 85,000 people on disaster risk reduction, including government officials, local leaders and next generations from 2019 to 2022.
  • Japan will provide assistance for developing and revising disaster risk reduction plans in 80 countries from 2019 to 2020

World Tsunami Awareness Day (November 5)

Establishment of the World Tsunami Awareness Day

  • The 3rd UN World Conference on DRR (March 2015)
  • The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (September 2015)

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