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Global volcanic hazards and risk: Summary background paper SOURCE: GVM; IAVCEI; UNISDR 2015 Working papers
Tracking public investments for disaster reduction and recovery SOURCE: UNISDR 2013 Working papers
Loss and damage, vulnerability and constraints to adaptation: Case study findings SOURCE: UNISDR; UNU-EHS; Germanwatch 2014 Working papers
UNISDR working papers on public investment planning and financing strategy for disaster risk reduction: review of Seychelles SOURCE: UNISDR; IOC; Seychelles - gov 2015 Working papers
Assessing the agricultural drought risks for principal rainfed crops due to changing climate scenarios using satellite estimated rainfall in Africa SOURCE: UNISDR 2014 Working papers
Detailed building stock at regional scale in three size categories of settlements for 18 countries worldwide SOURCE: UNISDR; WAPMERR 2013 Working papers
Building disaster resilience for sustainable human development: Lessons learnt from community based resilience analysis in the Horn of Africa SOURCE: UNISDR; UNDP DDC 2014 Working papers
UNISDR working papers on public investment planning and financing strategy for disaster risk reduction: review of Madagascar SOURCE: UNISDR; IOC; MFB, Madagascar - gov 2015 Working papers
Effects of drought and land degradation on vegetation losses SOURCE: UNISDR; LAS; ACSAD; UNDP RBAS 2014 Working papers
What drives transformations in meso level disaster risk governance? SOURCE: UNISDR; DIIS 2014 Working papers
Global volcanic hazards and risk: Technical background paper SOURCE: UNISDR; IAVCEI; GVM 2015 Working papers
Disaster risk management and oil production in Uganda: Need for a win to win approach SOURCE: UNISDR; IUMS; Harvard University 2014 Working papers
Mainstreaming disaster risk reduction in the social work curricular: The case of University of Botswana SOURCE: UNISDR 2013 Working papers
UNISDR working papers on public investment planning and financing strategy for disaster risk reduction: review of Mauritius SOURCE: UNISDR; IOC; Min of Finance and Eco Dev, Mauritius - gov 2015 Working papers
Pathways of transformation: Disaster Risk Management to enhance development goals SOURCE: King's College; GNDR; UNISDR 2014 Working papers
Flood early warning in practice: Lessons learned from a comparative analysis SOURCE: UNISDR; UAntwerp; Milieu Ltd 2014 Working papers
Finding the missing thread: The inclusion of a human rights-based approach in tackling climate change mitigation, adaptation and disaster risk reduction SOURCE: UNISDR; Faculty of Political Science and Journalism; ICHR 2014 Working papers
2012 Assessing school safety from disasters a global baseline report SOURCE: UNISDR 2013 Reports
Analyse institutionnelle des plates-formes nationales et des organes référents de la réduction des risques de catastrophes, première partie : etude de cas du Sénégal SOURCE: DPC, Senegal - gov; UNISDR; UNDP Senegal 2008 Reports
Making cities resilient summary for policymakers: a global snapshot of how local governments reduce risk SOURCE: UNISDR 2013 Reports
Status of disaster risk reduction in the Sub-Saharan Africa region: January 2008 SOURCE: UNISDR AF; AU 2008 Reports
Analyse institutionelle des plates-formes nationales et des organes référants de la réduction des risques de catastrophes, deuxième partie : etude de cas à Madagascar SOURCE: BNGRC, Madagascar - gov; UNISDR; UNDP Madagascar 2008 Reports
Consultation nationale sur le Cadre d’Action post-2015 pour la reduction des risques de catastrophes SOURCE: UNISDR AF 2013 Reports
Drought contingency plans and planning in the Greater Horn of Africa SOURCE: UNISDR AF 2012 Reports
Risk in situ: crisis and risk reduction SOURCE: UNIGE; EPFL; UNISDR; GIAN 2007 Reports
Analyse institutionnelle des plates-formes nationales et des organes référents de la réduction des risques de catastrophes à Madagascar et au Sénégal, troisième partie : synthèse des leçons acquises par pays SOURCE: UNISDR; BNGRC, Madagascar - gov; UNDP Madagascar 2008 Reports
Assessing the capacity of national platforms for disaster risk reduction in Africa SOURCE: UNISDR AF 2012 Reports
Lessons learned from the 1997-98 El Niño: once burned twice shy? SOURCE: UNEP; NCAR; WMO; UNISDR 2001 Reports
Disaster risk management programs for priority countries SOURCE: GFDRR; WB; UNISDR 2009 Reports
Disaster risk management programs for priority countries - 2nd edition SOURCE: GFDRR; UNISDR; WB 2011 Reports
City resilience in Africa: a ten essentials pilot SOURCE: UNISDR 2012 Reports
Programme of action for the implementation of the Africa strategy for disaster risk reduction (2005-2010) SOURCE: AU; NEPAD; AfDB; UNISDR AF 2004 Policy
Inventory of national coordination mechanisms, legal frameworks and national plans for disaster risk reduction in Africa SOURCE: UNISDR AF 2010 Policy
Briefing note 02: adaptation to climate change by reducing disaster risks: country practices and lessons SOURCE: UNISDR 2009 Policy
Review and analysis of existing drough risk reduction policies and programmes in Uganda SOURCE: UNISDR AF; Sida, Sweden - gov; Uganda - gov 2008 Policy
Making the case for disaster risk reduction in Africa SOURCE: UNISDR AF 2006 Policy
Guidelines for mainstreaming disaster risk assessment in development SOURCE: AU; NEPAD; AfDB; UNISDR AF 2004 Policy
Extended programme of action for the implementation of the Africa Regional Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction (2006-2015) SOURCE: UNISDR AF; AU; Kenya - gov 2011 Policy
Africa regional strategy for disaster risk reduction SOURCE: AU; NEPAD; AfDB; UNISDR AF 2004 Policy
Review and analysis of existing drough risk reduction policies and programmes in Kenya SOURCE: UNISDR AF; Sida, Sweden - gov; Kenya - gov 2008 Policy

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