Silk-road Disaster Risk Reduction

Mission


Faced by these challenges and in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), it is urgent to implement an international science and technology research program for disaster risk reduction and sustainable development in the region of the Silk Road to enhance resilience against natural hazards, and to lead a data sharing and cooperation platform. Therefore, an international research program for the global actions on disaster risk reduction and sustainable development is implemented as SiDRR, Silk road Disaster Risk Reduction, led by the Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, an eminent expert in physical geography and disaster risk reduction, Prof Peng CUI.

SiDRR Insights



SiDRR agrees with the natural and social context of the Silk Road, the scientific and technological perspectives, as well as integrated with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Sustainable (SDG); therefore, it states three objectives as 1. to identify and predict natural hazards, improve disaster resilience and reduce the losses; 2. to develop disaster mitigation technology, and to enhance level of disaster risk governance; and, 3. to promote scientific cooperation and to establish international coordination.

SiDRR and Three International Agendas on DRR