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Indicator 1.5.3: Number of countries that adopt and implement national disaster risk reduction strategies in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030

Has the US established national and local disaster risk reduction strategies?

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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from US statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from US statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other US-specific metadata information.

Actual indicator available
Actual indicator available - description
Date of national source publication
Method of computation
Periodicity Annual
Scheduled update by national source
U.S. method of computation US Presidential Policy Directive 8: National Preparedness, including the National Preparedness Goal and the National Preparedness System
Comments and limitations
Date metadata updated February, 2018 (Kali Kong)
Disaggregation geography
Unit of measurement Yes/No
Disaggregation categories
International and national references
Time period
Scheduled update by SDG team

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name Number of countries that adopt and implement national disaster risk reduction strategies in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030
Target name By 2030, build the resilience of the poor and those in vulnerable situations and reduce their exposure and vulnerability to climate-related extreme events and other economic, social and environmental shocks and disasters.
Global indicator description
UN designated tier 1
UN custodial agency UNISDR (Partnering Agencies: UNEP)
Link to UN metadata Link opens in a new window
Organisation National Security Council/Executive Office of the President
Agency Staff Name Elan Strait
Agency Survey Dataset National Security Council/Executive Office of the President
Notes
Title
Link to data source https://www.dhs.gov/presidential-policy-directive-8-national-preparedness opens in a new window