World Vision International
publication • Thursday, May 18th 2017

World Vision Position Statement Global Platform 2017

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The following is a statement by World Vision International, the world’s largest NGO and active partner in building resilience and improving child wellbeing in nearly 100 countries. World Vision (WV) recognizes the strength of the Sendai Framework and its 7 targets and 4 priorities for action to focus within and across sectors at all levels. With specific attention to Sendai target C (economic loss) and E (DRR strategies), we urge governments, NGOs and the private sector to prioritize how to integrate DRR into development processes to address underlying drivers of disaster risk. Together we can transform the systems that keep vulnerable people at risk from disaster devastation