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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Science Summary: The heavy precipitation event in Chennai, India, 1 December 2015 SOURCE: CDKN 2017
Science Summary: Heat wave in Phalodi, India, 19 May 2016 SOURCE: CDKN 2017
Disasters and national economic resilience SOURCE: BRACED 2017
Vulnerability and climate change induced human displacement SOURCE: Columbia Univ 2017
A community of users on secure, safe and resilient societies (CoU) SOURCE: EC 2017
Rebuilding with the community after a disaster: Volunteer engagement in the 2015 Nepal earthquake SOURCE: UNV; UNDP USA 2017
OECD Recommendation on disaster riskfinancing strategies SOURCE: OECD 2017
Defense civil support: DOD, HHS, and DHS should use existing coordination mechanisms to improve their pandemic preparedness SOURCE: GAO, United States of America - gov 2017
Regional overview of food security and nutrition in Africa 2016: the challenges of building resilience to shocks and stresses SOURCE: FAO 2017
Climate impacts on agriculture and tourism: the case for climate resilient investment in the Caribbean SOURCE: CDKN 2017
Weather-index based crop insurance as a social adaptation to climate change and variability in the Upper West Region of Ghana SOURCE: CGIAR; CCAFS 2017
The future of food and agriculture: Trends and challenges SOURCE: FAO 2017
Evaluating climate change action for sustainable development SOURCE: Springer 2017
Atlas of the human planet 2016: Mapping human presence on Earth with the Global Human Settlement Layer SOURCE: EC 2016
Pacific Islands meteorological services in action: a compendium of climate services case studies SOURCE: SPREP; WMO 2016
Disaster Risk Profile: Madagascar SOURCE: GFDRR; WBG 2016
Disaster Risk Reduction Training Manual SOURCE: BBSA 2016
Managing climate change risk in coastal Canadian communities through sustainable insurance SOURCE: CIGI 2016
Options for ecosystem-based adaptation in coastal environments SOURCE: UNEP 2016
When to cancel a tsunami warning SOURCE: UNISDR; Tohoku Univ 2014
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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