Progress since the implementation of HFA

Governments have reported increasing progress against Priority Action 5, especially in developing capacities to respond to disasters. Ensuring that those who are most exposed to the effects of disasters are able to rebuild their livelihoods, remains a key challenge despite the significant investments made over the last 10 years.



Experts available in Sendai

Communication focal points to arrange interviews with experts and guide reporters in Sendai

Órla Fagan, Regional Public Information Officer – OCHA Asia Pacific Regional Office. Tel + 66 899 44 7623,

About OCHA

By fostering collaboration between humanitarian and development partner, OCHA has supported and completed governments’ actions in preparing for and responding to disaster and emergencies. OCHA made contribution in advancing Priority 5 through: