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UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction: briefings for delegations

Briefing/policy papers

The UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) has been convened since 1994. The Third WCDRR was held 14-18 March 2015 in Sendai City, Japan. The conference covered topics under the theme of building the resilience of nations and communities to disasters. These briefings give those without expert knowledge on disaster risk reduction the key facts that relate to the areas under negotiation at Sendai.