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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Disaster devastation in poor nations: The direct and indirect effects of gender equality, ecological losses, and development SOURCE: UNC; OUP 2016
Migrants, refugees, asylum seekers: Inclusion in disaster preparedness and response SOURCE: COE 2016
Resilience handbook: A guide to integrated resilience programming SOURCE: ActionAid 2016
Novel Multi-Sector Partnerships in Disaster Risk Management - Results of the ENHANCE Project SOURCE: ENHANCE 2016
Elocust3: An innovative tool for crop pest control SOURCE: FAO 2016
Coastal wetlands and flood damage reduction SOURCE: Nature Conservancy; WCS; Lloyd's; University of California, Santa Cruz 2016
Exploring the potential of ecosystem-based approaches SOURCE: PLACARD 2016
Preparing for AMCDRR: A Strategic Agenda SOURCE: AIDMI 2016
Habitat III: New urban agenda SOURCE: UN-HABITAT 2016
Mobilizing private finance: Unlocking the potential of Rwanda’s businesses to drive climate change adaptation SOURCE: SEI 2016
Making migration accessible: Inclusive relocation for people with disabilities SOURCE: IOM 2016
Nature-based solutions to address global societal challenges SOURCE: IUCN 2016
Typhoon Haiyan: Lessons for urban disaster response and recovery SOURCE: IIED 2016
What did we learn? The shelter response and housing recovery in the first two years after the 2010 Haiti earthquake SOURCE: WB; IFRC; UN-HABITAT; GFDRR; HFHI 2016
Water, megacities and global change SOURCE: UNESCO; Arceau 2016
Understanding risk - building evidence for action: Proceedings from the 2016 UR Forum SOURCE: GFDRR 2016
Does gender responsive Disaster Risk Reduction make a difference when a category 5 cyclone strikes? SOURCE: CI; CARE Australia 2016
Adapting and reacting to measure an extreme event: A methodology to measure disaster community resilience SOURCE: Elsevier 2016
Addressing climate change in national urban policy SOURCE: UN-HABITAT 2016
 The Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD) The Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD).
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