of rivers, flooding their banks because of heavy rains, high winds, cyclones, storm surge
along coast, tsunami, melting snow or dam bursts.
and river carrying flows in excess of their capacities
shelter for men and cattle and raising the public utility installations above flood levels.
- What is Sendai framework:
- It consists of 7 global targets and 4 priorities for action:
- The Seven Global Targets:
(b) Substantially reduce the number of affected people globally by 2030, aiming to lower average global figure per 100,000 in the decade 2020 -2030 compared to the period 2005-2015.
(c) Reduce direct disaster economic loss in relation to global gross domestic product (GDP) by 2030.
- The Four Priorities for Action