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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Restoring humanity: global voices calling for action SOURCE: OCHA 2015
Cyclone Hudhud: strategies and lessons for preparing better and strengthening risk resilience in coastal regions of India SOURCE: NDMA, India - gov 2015
The long-run socio-economic consequences of a large disaster: the 1995 earthquake in Kobe SOURCE: PLoS 2015
Disaster risk reduction and resilience in the 2030 agenda for sustainable development SOURCE: UNISDR NY 2015
Observations on strengthening community participation in disaster risk reduction in disaster law and policy SOURCE: IFRC 2015
Psychological resilience: state of knowledge and future research agendas SOURCE: ODI 2015
Building back better: good practice guidance for the private sector in recovery activities SOURCE: MIMU 2015
Identifying and describing the impact of cyclone, storm and flood related disasters on treatment management, care and exacerbations of non-communicable diseases and the implications for public health SOURCE: PLoS 2015
Community selection of CBDRR project: final report SOURCE: BDRCS 2015
Ethiopia slow onset natural disaster: El Niño-driven emergency SOURCE: OCHA 2015
Hospital disaster preparedness tools: a systematic review SOURCE: NCBI, United States of America - gov; PLoS 2015
Turning knowledge into action: processes and tools for increasing flood resilience SOURCE: IIASA; Zurich 2015
Reviews of geospatial information technology and collaborative data delivery for disaster risk management SOURCE: MDPI 2015
The road to resilience: managing and financing extreme weather risks SOURCE: WEC 2015
Entering uncharted waters: El Niño and the threat to food security SOURCE: Oxfam GB 2015
The state of the humanitarian system (2015) SOURCE: ALNAP 2015
Ensemble flood risk assessment in Europe under high end climate scenarios SOURCE: Elsevier 2015
The challenge of resilience in a globalised world SOURCE: JRC 2015
CREWS initiative: building seamless multi-hazard early warning system and risk information capacities with strengthened international cooperation SOURCE: French Min of Foreign Affairs, France - gov 2015
Good practices on economic empowerment of women in post-disaster reconstruction in Tohoku and the Asia-Pacific SOURCE: APEC 2015
Transformational adaptation: what it is, why it matters and what is needed SOURCE: UKCIP 2015
M7.6 Gorkha earthquake: response and recovery case study SOURCE: EMI 2015
 The Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD) The Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD).
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