Knaub Roman Viktorovich, a candidate of Geography, an associate professor at the nature management department at Tomsk State University, RANS corresponding member
The article presents the history of the development of progress indicators in assessing sustainability and sustainable development under the influence of emergencies of various genesis. It is shown that for the first time the specialists of the International Scientific School of Sustainable Development named after P.G. Kuznetsov proposed indicators for assessing the consequences of emergency situations based on measurable values. Later in 2015 as part of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. indicators for assessing the consequences of disasters for the entire world community were discussed.
KEYWORDS: disasters of various origins, progress indicators, sustainability and sustainable development of territories.