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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Lights out: The risks of climate and natural disaster related disruption to the electric grid SOURCE: Swiss Re 2017
Zuia Mafuriko and Ramani Huria: A partnership with communities for flood resilience in Dar es Salaam SOURCE: GDPC 2017
Index for risk management INFORM concept and methodology report - Version 2017 SOURCE: EC 2017
Building regulatory capacity assessment: Level 2 - Detailed exploration SOURCE: GFDRR; WB 2017
Building regulatory capacity assessment: Level 1 - Initial screening SOURCE: GFDRR; WB 2017
Guidelines and recommendations for the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in the agriculture and food security and nutrition sector – Latin America and the Caribbean SOURCE: FAO; UNISDR AM 2017
Lineamientos y recomendaciones para la Implementación del Marco de Sendai para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres en el sector agrícola y seguridad alimentaria y nutricional – América Latina y el Caribe SOURCE: UNISDR AM; FAO 2017
Evidencing the impacts of the humanitarian crisis in southern Madagascar on migration, and the multisectorial linkages that drought-induced migration has on the other sectors of concern SOURCE: IOM 2017
The effect of flooding on mental health: Lessons learned for building resilience SOURCE: Wiley 2017
Mapping the role of insurance in managing disaster losses: A study of low and low-middle income countries SOURCE: ODI; RMS 2017
Inclusive disaster risk reduction SOURCE: Handicap Intl 2017
Crowd management in India SOURCE: AIDMI 2017
The impact of disasters on agriculture: Addressing the information gap SOURCE: FAO 2017
Language in reporting climate change: A South Asian study SOURCE: Climate Tracker 2017
Unbreakable: Mapping priorities for disaster risk reduction and resilience building SOURCE: WB 2017
Unbreakable: The effects of policy options on well-being and asset losses in 117 countries SOURCE: WB 2017
Words into Action guideline: Man-made/technological hazards (Consultative version) SOURCE: UNISDR 2017
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