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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The Chernobyl disaster and beyond: Implications of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030 SOURCE: PLoS 2016
Constraining and enabling factors to using long-term climate information in decision-making SOURCE: ODI 2016
Countering the Zika epidemic in Latin America SOURCE: AAAS 2016
Disaster risk management & business education: Sustainable and resilient business SOURCE: Universidad Eafit 2016
Climate and disaster resilience SOURCE: WB 2016
Youth volunteers leading disaster response in Myanmar SOURCE: ADPC 2016
Protecting children through community capacity building and risk reduction SOURCE: ADPC 2016
Disaster risk reduction and resilience building in Asia - Unpacking the Post 2015 Agenda SOURCE: ADPC 2016
USA: Current and future exposure of infrastructure to natural hazards SOURCE: RAND 2016
Vulnerability of Pacific Island agriculture and forestry to climate change SOURCE: SPC; AusAid, Australia - gov 2016
Dull disasters: How planning ahead will make a difference SOURCE: WBG 2016
Climate resilient development: Learning from an African capacity development programme SOURCE: GWP; AMCOW 2016
Southern Europe’s coming plagues: Vector-borne neglected tropical diseases SOURCE: PLoS 2016
Unmaking disasters: Education as a tool for disaster response and disaster risk reduction SOURCE: UNU-IAS 2016
Vietnam: Co-management of riverbank erosion control in Can Tho SOURCE: ISET; Rockefeller Fndn; ACCCRN 2016
USA: Benefits and economic costs of managed aquifer recharge in California SOURCE: University of California 2016
Regional Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction take place from Africa to the Pacific Regional Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction take place from Africa to the Pacific.
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