Climate change Maldives

Disaster Risk Reduction in Republic of Maldives 2019

The Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) report provides a snapshot of the latest DRR progress Maldives has achieved under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework. It also highlights some of the key challenges surrounding the issue of creating coherence among the key global frameworks at the country level; and makes recommendations for strengthening the overall Disaster Risk Management (DRM) governance by government institutions and other stakeholders at national, sub-national, and local levels.

The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center acknowledge the governments, international organizations and stakeholder representatives who provided their valuable contribution and feedback to this report. It was made possible by the generous contribution made by the Government of Australia, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, as part of the Partnership Framework with the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction on ‘Supporting Implementation of the Sendai Framework.