Post-Sendai: Toward a more 'solid' and 'people-centered' DRR framework

After nearly 30 hours of negotiations, global leaders have finally reached a consensus on a new framework for disaster risk reduction. Will this new framework pave the way for meaningful action to protect the countries that are the most vulnerable to disasters? We spoke with disaster risk experts in Sendai.

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  • Lean Alfred Santos

    Lean Alfred Santos is a former Devex development reporter focusing on the development community in Asia-Pacific, including major players such as the Asian Development Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. He previously covered Philippine and international business and economic news, sports and politics.