In January 2005, 168 Governments adopted a 10-year plan to make the world safer from natural hazards at the World Conference on Disaster Reduction, held in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan.

The Hyogo Framework is a global blueprint for disaster risk reduction efforts during the decade 2005-2015.

The HFA is part of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (Actor Atlas page)


Name1 Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA)
Target Outcome Substantially reduce disaster losses by 2015 - in lives, and in the social, economic, and environmental assets of communities and countries.
Social actors and roles The social actors are described on the partners page of UNISDR; for each type of actor the particular involvement is briefly described.
Trigger or preceding interaction See International Strategy for Disaster Reduction.
Interfaces and services Organization Contacts listing more than 3000 organizations promoting or working in disaster risk reduction; Terminology
Inputs and outputs Input: …; Output:
Stores and tools Words into action: a guide to implementing the Hyogo Framework, Training & Events, Educational Materials
Other characteristics
Part of All three realms: Operations: Key act. 3: use knowledge, innovation & education to build a culture of safety and resilience at all levels; Monitoring & Evaluation: Key act. 2: Identify, assess & monitor disaster risks and enhance early warning ; Change: Key act. 1, 4 & 5 (HFA Summary, page 1)
Parts Hazards, Country frameworks
Succeeding Interactions
Action Realm all three: Operations, Monitoring & Evaluation, Change
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