NEMA DG, Others Attend High-Level Disaster Risk Reduction Meeting

Director General NEMA Mustapha Ahmed Habib, Director of Disaster Risk Reduction, and Alh Idris Muhammad, SA DG, are attending the High-Level Meeting on the Midterm Review of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 in New York/

The workshop themed “Working Together to Reduce Risk for a Resilient Future” provides a forum for Member States, United Nations system partners, and other stakeholders to reflect on the findings and recommendations of the Sendai Framework Midterm Review and develop a forward-looking and risk-informed approach to addressing systemic risk more effectively.

The gathering will adopt a political declaration to reaffirm commitment and speed up the implementation of the Sendai Framework through 2030.

Mustapha Habib Ahmed

The Plenary will present national perspectives on Sendai Framework implementation to date and identify initiatives to amplify and accelerate risk-informed action to realize the Sendai Framework’s objective and goal by 2030.

The Plenary session is expected to chart sustainable paths for humanity and nature, Because of the systemic nature of risk and the shocks that cascade across sectors, systems, and geographies, approaches to understanding, managing, and mitigating risk, whether man-made, natural, environmental, climate-related, biological, or technological, must be reconsidered.

The session will also showcase national perspectives on the Sendai Framework’s implementation to date.