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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Policies, projects and people: Exploring the adaptation-development spectrum in India SOURCE: UCT; IDRC; IIHS 2016
Integrating gender considerations into community-based adaptation in agrarian communities in the Lower Mekong Basin SOURCE: USAID, United States of America - gov 2016
Lessons from Ebola: Sources of outbreak information and the associated impact on UC Irvine and Ohio University college students SOURCE: PLoS 2016
Transformation in adaptation learning from ASSAR’s regional diagnostic studies SOURCE: UCT; IDRC 2016
Men and disaster: Men's experiences of the Black Saturday bushfires and the aftermath SOURCE: UNISDR 2016
Becoming a climate-resilient green economy: Planning for climate compatible development in Ethiopia SOURCE: CDKN; CIDT 2016
The Windhoek declaration for enhancing resilience to drought in Africa SOURCE: UNCCD 2016
Socio-economic analysis of the sectoral impacts of the 2014 drought in Central America SOURCE: WMO; GWP 2016
World risk report 2016: The importance of infrastructure SOURCE: UNU-EHS 2016
Climate change adaptation progress report for Glasgow Airport SOURCE: United Kingdom - gov; GLAL 2016
Gender approaches in climate compatible development: Lessons from Kenya SOURCE: CDKN; Practical Action 2016
North Rim Ranches climate change adaptation plan SOURCE: Grand Canyon Trust 2016
From pilots to systems: Barriers and enablers to scaling up the use of climate information services in smallholder farming communities SOURCE: IDRC 2016
Assessing climate change risks and contextual vulnerability in urban areas of semi-arid India: The case of Bangalore SOURCE: UCT; IDRC 2016
Thames Water's progress in planning for climate change SOURCE: Thames Water 2016
Towards effective mitigation strategies for severe wind events SOURCE: AIDR 2016
Climate change vulnerability and risk analysis in the Bobirwa sub-district, Botswana: Towards improving livelihood adaptation to climate SOURCE: Oxfam Intl; IDRC; UCT; Government of Canada; ActionAid - UK; UB; UNAM 2016
Reducing and managing the risk of disaster in Philippine jails and prisons SOURCE: Emerald 2016
Towards drought free India SOURCE: AIDMI 2016
The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction took place in 2015 The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction took place in 2015.
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