This is a United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Policy Brief
This Brief was prepared for the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.
The aim is to contribute scientific inputs into critical issues for the implementation and monitoring of the Sendai Framework, and highlight IRDR’s products that are of direct relevance.
The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 is the first major agreement of the post-2015 development agenda
This is an output from the Urban Africa: Risk Knowledge (Urban ARK) programme
Pelling, M., Leck, H., Brown, D., Lwasa, S., Chen, F. (2017) ‘Cities and Disaster Risk’, UNISDR and the IRDR Policy Brief, prepared for the Global Platform