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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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Build back better in the Gaza Strip: Success stories SOURCE: PARC; Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe 2017
Technical guidance for monitoring and reporting on progress in achieving the global targets of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (Draft) SOURCE: UNISDR 2017
Hot and dry: Australia's weird winter SOURCE: Climate Council 2017
Local emergency management guidelines for disability inclusive disaster risk reduction in NSW SOURCE: Univ of Sydney 2017
Hurricane briefing SOURCE: Climate Council 2017
A fresh analysis of the disaster management capacity in Iraq: Iraqi local organizations’ and state agencies’ capacity to manage humanitarian responses SOURCE: Oxfam Intl 2017
Economic effectiveness of implementing a statewide building code: The case of Florida SOURCE: Elsevier 2017
An operational procedure for rapid flood risk assessment in Europe SOURCE: Copernicus Pub; EGU 2017
Specific hazards: Handbook on geospatial decision support for ASEAN countries SOURCE: ESCAP 2017
Fire severity change with distance into fuel treatments: Research brief SOURCE: CFSC 2017
High-end climate change in Europe: Impacts, vulnerability and adaptation SOURCE: Pensoft 2017
Financial protection for middle income countries: Strengthening the financial resilience of developing countries against the impact of natural disasters SOURCE: WB; GFDRR 2017
Country document for disaster risk reduction: Haiti, 2016 SOURCE: UNISDR AM; Haiti - gov 2017
Country document for disaster risk reduction: Antigua and Barbuda, 2016 SOURCE: NODS, Antigua and Barbuda - gov; UNISDR AM 2017
Recovery volunteering after the Pinery fire, South Australia 2015: An explorative case study SOURCE: Bushfire and Nat Hazards CRC; RMIT 2017
Risk ownership framework for emergency management policy and practice SOURCE: Bushfire and Nat Hazards CRC 2017
Cred crunch, Issue no. 48, September 2017 - Disaster data: A balanced perspective SOURCE: CRED; USAID, United States of America - gov 2017
Influence of road characteristics on flood fatalities in Australia SOURCE: Bushfire and Nat Hazards CRC; Risk Frontiers 2017
Mainstreaming disaster resilience in the construction process: Professional education for a resilient built environment SOURCE: CADRE 2017
Texas stormwater scorecard: Evaluating municipal policies for green stormwater infrastructure and low impact development SOURCE: Environment Texas 2017
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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