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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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Flood risks and environmental vulnerability: exploring the synergies between floodplain restoration, water policies and thematic policies SOURCE: EEA 2016
Practical aspects of capacity development in the context of disaster risk reduction SOURCE: Elsevier 2016
The Sahel: converging challenges, compounding risks - a region under high pressure SOURCE: OCHA 2016
Convergence of opportunities: resilience and the ASEAN community SOURCE: ERIA 2016
El Niño in Ethiopia: early impacts of drought in South Tigray SOURCE: USAID, United States of America - gov; Feed the Future, United States of America - gov 2016
Hazagora: will you survive the next disaster? - a serious game to raise awareness about geohazards and disaster risk reduction SOURCE: EGU 2016
El niño in Ethiopia: early impacts of drought in Amhara national regional state SOURCE: USAID, United States of America - gov; Feed the Future, United States of America - gov 2016
Integrating climate change into market-based development programming SOURCE: Mercy Corps 2015
A governance approach to building urban climate resilience SOURCE: Mercy Corps 2015
Municipal level climate resilient development planning SOURCE: Mercy Corps 2015
A market development approach to climate-informed disaster risk reduction: Nepal and Timor SOURCE: Mercy Corps 2015
The PERC manual: Learning from disasters to build resilience - a simple guide to conducting a post event review SOURCE: Zurich; IIASA; ISET 2015
Human health and climate change in Pacific island countries SOURCE: WHO 2015
Assessment of existing and potential landslide hazards resulting from the April 25, 2015 Gorkha, Nepal earthquake sequence SOURCE: USGS, United States of America - gov 2015
Support needs for Canadian health providers responding to disaster: new insights from a grounded theory approach SOURCE: PLoS 2015
Building drought resilience in agriculture: partnerships and public outreach SOURCE: Elsevier 2015
National assessment of nor’easter-induced coastal erosion hazards: mid and northeast Atlantic coast SOURCE: USGS, United States of America - gov 2015
Disaster risk, climate change, and poverty: assessing the global exposure of poor people to floods and droughts SOURCE: WB 2015
Expect the unexpected: scientific facts and economic impacts of natural disasters in Australia and New Zealand SOURCE: Munich Re 2015
The making cities resilient campaign: resilience of cities to disasters in Central Asia and South Caucasus SOURCE: UNISDR 2015
2015 Global climate legislation study SOURCE: Grantham Res Inst on Climate Change and the Environ 2015
Upstream disaster management to support people experiencing homelessness SOURCE: PLoS 2015
Inundated: the lessons of recent flooding for the fire and rescue service SOURCE: FBU 2015
Demand for complementary financial and technological tools for managing drought risk SOURCE: IFPRI 2015
Strategic directions: strengthening national platforms for disaster reduction - with experience in Kyrgyz Republic SOURCE: DKKV, Germany - gov; Kyrgyz National Platform Secretariat, Kyrgyzstan - gov; Min of Emergency Situations, Kyrgyzstan - gov 2015
Guidance and tool to support farmers in taking aware decisions on ecological focus areas SOURCE: Hertfordshire University; JRC 2015
Leaving no one behind: humanitarian effectiveness in the age of the sustainable development goals SOURCE: OCHA 2015
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