The UNISDR Library

Managing DRR Knowledge

The UNISDR Library is an information centre for disaster risk reduction with over 10,000 publications, multimedia products and education resources.

Most of the libraries materials can be found below.

The UNISDR Library Collection reflects the activities of major stakeholders involved in disaster risk reduction for natural, environmental and technological hazards. It collects books, reports, educational materials, periodicals, proceedings of major conferences and workshops, and electronic resources to support the programmes and activities of UNISDR and its regional offices, governments, NGOs, and the international academic, technical and scientific community.

UNISDR Library Collection
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Tornadoes in Europe, an underestimated threat SOURCE: AMS 2017
Payouts for perils: how insurance can radically improve emergency aid SOURCE: CGD 2017
The economic impacts of extreme weather: Tucson and Southern Arizona's current risks and future opportunities SOURCE: MAP 2017
Liaison journal volume IX-1: shaping phase zero SOURCE: CFE-DMHA, United States of America - gov 2017
Human health and adaptation: understanding climate impacts on health and opportunities for action SOURCE: UNFCCC; WHO 2017
Gender inclusion and women’s empowerment at the centre of resilience SOURCE: UN WOMEN 2017
National health security preparedness index (2017) SOURCE: RWJF 2017
Inserting rights and justice into urban resilience: a focus on everyday risk SOURCE: Sage 2017
Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2017: from world development indicators SOURCE: WBG 2017
Volcanic eruptions and their repose, unrest, precursors, and timing SOURCE: NAP 2017
Anthropogenic processes, natural hazards, and interactions in a multi-hazard framework SOURCE: Elsevier 2017
Resilient recovery: quicker, more resilient recovery SOURCE: GFDRR 2016
Disaster risk financing and insurance program: strengthening financial resilience to disasters SOURCE: GFDRR 2016
Ha Noi recommendations for action on gender and disaster risk reduction SOURCE: UN WOMEN 2016
Gender dimensions of vulnerability to climate change in China SOURCE: UN WOMEN 2016
Review of the flood risk management system in Germany after the major flood in 2013 SOURCE: E&S 2016
The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted at the World Conference in Sendai, Japan The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted at the World Conference in Sendai, Japan.
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