Document on a harmonized methodological framework for measuring disaster-related indicators pertaining to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030

Document on a harmonized methodological framework for measuring disaster-related indicators pertaining to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030

Biennium:
2020-2021
Coordinator
National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) of Perú
Dirección General de Estadística, Encuestas y Censos (DGEEC) of Paraguay
Technical Secretariat
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)
Statistics Division of ECLAC
Members
Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) of Boliva
Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas (INE) of Chile
Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística (DANE) of Colombia
Oficina Nacional de Estadística e Información (ONEI) of Cuba
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC) of Ecuador
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI) of Mexico
Oficina Nacional de Estadística (ONE) of Dominican Republic
Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo PNUD
Programa de Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente UNEP
Objetives

General objective 

To draft a framework document that facilitates the systematic and regular generation of statistical information on disaster risk and dangerous events, related to economic, social and environmental impacts, and based on best practice codes for the validation of data and information in official statistics, contributing to disaster risk management (DRM) in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Specific objectives 

  • To produce a framework document related to disasters and disaster risk reduction (DRR), with input from NSOs, based on the implementation of statistical best practice codes, that promote the validation of data and information.
  • To contribute to the definition or adaptation of highly important recommendations and to the development of metadata for DRR-related indicators.
  • To facilitate the integration of Latin American and Caribbean countries in global efforts to identify, disseminate and apply methodologies for measuring indicators and processing statistical data related to DRM.