A child stands amongst the remains of buildings destroyed by the floods in Sindh province, Pakistan
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Credit: Department for International Development/Russell Watkins
The Fourth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster risk Reduction aims to continue the momentum of the prior Global Platform meetings, into a durable and sustained effort from all actors (governments, NGOs and civil society, international agencies and organizations, academic and technical institutions, and the private sector) to take shared responsibility in reducing risks and reinforcing resilience in our communities. The Fourth Session will also be an opportunity to progress and consult on the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA). ODI researchers are speaking at different events during the conference.