By 2030, build the resilience of the poor and those in vulnerable situations and reduce their exposure and vulnerability to climate-related extreme events and other economic, social and environmental shocks and disasters.

CSO data

Claim: Achieving

Indicator 1.5.1 Persons Attributed to Disasters and The Direct Economic Loss Attributed to Disasters are Tier 2 UN-SDG Indicators and currently not reported at national level.

Indicator 1.5.2 No data from CSO.

Indicator 1.5.3 On the 19th of January 2018 The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment published Ireland’s first statutory National Adaptation Framework and announced funding of €10m to establish Local Authority Regional Climate Action Offices, The National Adaptation Framework (NAF) sets out the national strategy to reduce the vulnerability of the country to the negative effects of climate change and to avail of positive impacts. The Sendai Framework data readiness review report (Preliminary Report) reviews the availability of data in Ireland to report against the indicators recommended to measure the global targets of the Sendai Framework, and identify current gaps.

Indicator 1.5.4 Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) aims to tackle poverty and social exclusion at a local level. The funding for SICAP was €37.5 million in both 2016 and 2017 and rose to €38 million in 2018. The Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) enhances facilities in disadvantaged areas. For more details see the Background Notes. There was €13 million allocated to CEP in 2018. Note this answer is not related to the indicator. No data on the indicator is actually provided.

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