United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon delivers a speech during an opening ceremony of the third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) in Sendai, northern Japan (REUTERS/Kyodo).

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Sendai Framework: An important step forward for people displaced by disasters

March 20, 2015, Walter Kälin

While the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction falls short of expectations in several regards, it is a step forward for more effectively tackling the multiple challenges of disaster-related displacement, says Walter Kälin after attending the negotiations. 

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