In March 2015, Germany committed itself to implementing the United Nations (UN) Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. The national focal point for the Sendai Framework is the Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance (BBK).

In December 2008, the German Strategy forAdaptation to Climate Change was adopted by the German government. The strategy sets a framework for adapting to the consequences of climate change.

In addition, the Act to Further Improve Preventive Flood Control (Flood Control Act) regulates nationwide requirements for the prevention of flood damages. The law came into force in May 2005.

The international organisations (custodian agencies) that are responsible for the respective SDG-indicator publish methodological guidelines for the calculation of the indicator - so-called global metadata.

Displayed here are the national time series that fit the global metadata best as well as their comparability with the global metadata. Please find further methodical and country-specific information of the time series in the related national metadata.

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators. Global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Target name

Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and natural disasters in all countries

Indicator name

Number of countries that adopt and implement national disaster risk reduction strategies in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030

Designated tier

Tier II

Custodian agency

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)

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