Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
An outcome document adopted at the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, held in March 2015 in Sendai, Japan. It sets four priority actions and seven targets for achievement by 2030.
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Tohoku University was established in 1907 as Japan's third national university, and is ranked among its leading universities, with its five main campuses in Sendai city. The International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS) was founded in 2012, as Tohoku University's newest research institution. Learning lessons from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, about 100 researchers in fields in the humanities, sciences, engineering, and medicine, endeavor to invent a deeper disaster science and more practical research on disaster risk reduction. Making efforts in forging links with industry, government, academia, and citizens in Japan as well as abroad, IRIDeS aims at both the revival of Tohoku disaster areas and the reduction of disasters worldwide. For more information, please see: http://irides.tohoku.ac.jp/eng/index.html
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Date: 09 March, 2017
City: New York, U.S., Tokyo and Sendai, Japan
Company: United Nations Development Programme ,International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University ,Fujitsu Limited
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