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Learn to use the online Sendai Framework Monitor to report on global and national implementation progress of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.

About This Course

In March 2018, the Sendai Framework Monitor was launched by United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) as the official tool to report on global and national implementation progress of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (SFDRR), as well as related targets of the Sustainable Development Goals.

This course from UNDRR and Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) aims to train government officials and relevant stakeholders involved in reporting national progress using the online Sendai Framework Monitor. The course is comprised of video lectures, online Monitor tutorials, discussion boards, and short assessments.

As a self-paced course, pick and choose relevant modules, or complete all modules and assessments to receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of this course. To receive a Certificate of Completion, you must pass 75% of the quizzes.

Video transcripts for this course are now available in English, Chinese, and Spanish.

What you will learn

  • An overview of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030
  • How to set up the online Sendai Framework Monitor and organize your country institutions for reporting
  • How to report on each target of the Sendai Framework using the online Sendai Framework Monitor
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    Course outline

    Course Introduction
    Module 1: Overview of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
  • 1.1 What is the Sendai Framework?
  • 1.2 Historical context and development

  • Module 2: Introduction to Sendai Framework Monitor (SFM)
  • 2.1 What is the SFM?
  • 2.2 Setting up the country system

  • Module 3: Setting up the SFM
  • 3.1 General features of the SFM
  • 3.2 Adding and assigning responsibilities to users and institutions
  • 3.3 Setting up metadata
  • 3.4 Disaggregating data
  • 3.5 Validating data
  • 3.6 Analytics tool of the SFM

  • Module 4: Reporting on targets
  • 4.1 Technical Guidance Notes
  • 4.2–4.8 Targets A–G
  • 4.9 Custom targets and indicators

Course Staff

Course Staff Image #1

Timothy Wilcox

Programme Management Officer

UNDRR Asia-Pacific

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Alyssa Thurston

Course Content Developer

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

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  1. Course Number

    SFM001
  2. Classes Start

    Jan 24, 2019
  3. Estimated Effort

    3-4 hours
  4. Institute

    UNDRR and ADPC
  5. Certificate

    Available
  6. Language

    English
  7. Levels

    Introductory
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