Disaster risk reduction progress score (1-5 scale; 5=best)
Definition: Disaster risk reduction progress score is an average of self-assessment scores, ranging from 1 to 5, submitted by countries under Priority 1 of the Hyogo Framework National Progress Reports. The Hyogo Framework is a global blueprint for disaster risk reduction efforts that was adopted by 168 countries in 2005. Assessments of ""Priority 1"" include four indicators that reflect the degree to which countries have prioritized disaster risk reduction and the strengthening of relevant institutions.
Description: The map below shows how Disaster risk reduction progress score (1-5 scale; 5=best) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Ecuador, with a value of 4.75. The country with the lowest value in the world is Guinea-Bissau, with a value of 1.00.
Source: (UNISDR, 2009-2011 Progress Reports, http://www.preventionweb.net/english/hyogo).