Relevant UK policies

Non-statistical indicator

We have identified the following laws, policies and strategy plans in place on civil contingencies that are relevant to this indicator at the UK level -

Civil Contingencies Act 2004 – a framework for civil protection in the UK.

UK national guidance on risk assessment - How the level of risk posed to the UK is assessed nationally and locally, covering the National Risk Assessment and National Risk Register.

National Risk Register (NRR) - This document series brings together all issues of the National Risk Register of Civil Emergencies from 2008 to 2017.

GOV.UK - Emergency Planning - What the UK government is doing about emergency planning in England and non- devolved areas.

Preparing for Emergencies - This guidance helps people, businesses and communities to identify and prepare for the hazards and threats that may disrupt their lives.

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Comment and limitations

Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has been identified in collaboration with topic experts.

Data last updated 2021-07-19: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window
Metadata last updated 2022-07-14: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window

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Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts


Target 13.1: Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and natural disasters in all countries


Indicator 13.1.2: Number of countries that adopt and implement national disaster risk reduction strategies in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030

International organisations(s) responsible for global monitoring

United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR)