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JDR Vol.11 No.3 pp. 421-424
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2016.p0421
(2016)

Survey Report:

Preliminary Analysis on Science for Global Safety with Reference to the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

Yasuhito Jibiki

International Research Institute for Disaster Science, Tohoku University
468-1 Aramaki Aza-Aoba, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-0845, Japan

Received:
September 1, 2015
Accepted:
November 18, 2015
Published:
June 1, 2016
Keywords:
Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, Yokohama Strategy, Hyogo Framework for Action, science for global safety
Abstract

The contexts in which “safe” and “safety” are used in the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction are clarified to inform the selection of necessary elements in establishing science for global safety in relation to disaster risk reduction. The present report shows that “safe” and “safety” are used in the contexts of health, legal systems, housing, more assured provision of means of livelihood, and important infrastructure. From the perspective of the continuity of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and preceding international policies, it is determined that the contexts of legal systems, health, and land usage are significant to establishing science for global safety.

References
  1. [1] UN, “Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (A/CONF.224/CRP.1),” 2015.
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  3. [3] UN, “Report of the World Conference on Disaster Reduction (Kobe, Hyogo, Japan, 18-22 January 2005: A/CONF.206/6),” 2005.

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