11.b Risk reduction

By 2020, substantially increase the number of cities and human settlements adopting and implementing integrated policies and plans towards inclusion, resource efficiency, mitigation and adaptation to climate change, resilience to disasters, and develop and implement, in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, holistic disaster risk management at all levels

Indicator 11.b.1 Proportion of local governments that adopt and implement local disaster risk reduction strategies in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030

11b1 Climate change - Desert  arid area  people looking for water

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Promoting policies, plans and strategies that contribute to the mitigation of and adaptation to climate change

The Programme aims to improved policy dialogue on the urban dimension of climate change in global fora, as well as by national, regional and local authorities. It also aims to strengthened capacity of partner city, regional and national authorities to develop policies and strategies that contribute to the mitigation of an adaptation to climate change, primarily in developing countries. The Programme is building on its recent work on ‘Guiding Principles for City Climate Action Planning’ to achieve Target 11.b.

Budget: US$5,719,943

In partnership with UNEP and ESCAP, UN-Habitat has assisted 14 cities develop vulnerability assessments and some to develop climate action plans

 

Indicator 11.b.2 Number of countries with national and local disaster risk reduction strategies

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