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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.

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Communicating environmental and sustainability science: challenges, opportunities, and the changing political context SOURCE: Climate Outreach 2018
Transboundary impacts of climate change in Asia: making a case for regional adaptation planning and cooperation SOURCE: IGES 2018
Sesión ECA con familias: Análisis de vulnerabilidad climática en sistemas de producción y recursos hídricos en fincas de pequeñas familias productoras SOURCE: CGIAR; CATIE; Nitlapan; CCAFS 2018
Climate risk profile: Democratic Republic of Congo SOURCE: USAID, United States of America - gov 2018
Navigating a new climate: Assessing credit risk and opportunity in a changing climate - Outputs of a working group of 16 banks piloting the TCFD recommendations (Part II: Physical risks and opportunities) SOURCE: UNEP FI; Acclimatise 2018
Asian early warning systems: a view SOURCE: AIDMI 2018
Towards AMCDRR 2018: Ulaanbaatar SOURCE: AIDMI 2018
Ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation: strengthening the evidence and informing policy - Research results from the Supporting Counties in Kenya to Mainstream Climate Change in Development and Access Climate Finance project, Kenya SOURCE: WCMC; UNEP; IIED; IUCN 2018
Voluntary guidelines for the design and effective implementation of ecosystem-based approaches to climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction SOURCE: UNEP; CBD 2018
Enhancing the capacity of local communities to access crop genetic diversity for climate change adaptation SOURCE: CCAFS 2018
Climate information needs in Southern Africa: a review SOURCE: Grantham Res Inst on Climate Change and the Environ; CCCEP 2018
Understanding uncertainty: views from Kachchh, Mumbai and Sundarbans SOURCE: AIDMI 2018
What we don’t know about state spending on natural disasters could cost us: Data limitations, their implications for policymaking, and strategies for improvement SOURCE: The Pew Charitable Trusts 2018
Ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation: strengthening the evidence and informing policy - Research results from the Potato Park and the Indigenous Peoples Biocultural Climate Change Assessment, Peru SOURCE: WCMC; UNEP; IIED; IUCN; Asociación ANDES 2018
Ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation: strengthening the evidence and informing policy - Research results from the Participatory Plant Breeding and Community Supported Agriculture project, China SOURCE: WCMC; UNEP; IIED; IUCN; CCAP 2018
Ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation: strengthening the evidence and informing policy - Research results from the Mountain EbA Project, Uganda SOURCE: WCMC; UNEP; IIED; IUCN 2018
Ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation: strengthening the evidence and informing policy - Research results from the incentive-based Hilsa Conservation Programme, Bangladesh SOURCE: WCMC; UNEP; IIED; BCAS; IUCN NL 2018
Preparing for a drier future: England’s water infrastructure needs SOURCE: United Kingdom - gov 2018
Climate risk profile: Tanzania SOURCE: USAID, United States of America - gov 2018
'Leave no one behind' index 2018 SOURCE: ODI 2018
Making prevention everyone's business: lessons learned from disaster risk reduction, nuclear non-proliferation, and public health SOURCE: SSRC 2018
Hard hit by El Niño: experiences, responses and options for Malawi SOURCE: WB 2018
Climate insurance and water-related disaster risk management – Unlikely partners in promoting development? SOURCE: GWP 2018
Linking disaster risk reduction, climate change, and the Sustainable Development Goals SOURCE: Emerald 2018
Towards inclusion: a guide for organisations and practitioners SOURCE: Mission East 2018
Recommendations for improving the treatment of risk and uncertainty in economic estimates of climate impacts in the Sixth Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Assessment Report SOURCE: OUP 2018
Guiding urban concepts and climate change in Germany’s urban planning practice: a review of the recent academic discourse SOURCE: GIZ, Germany - gov 2018
National climate change vulnerability and risk assessments in Europe, 2018 SOURCE: EEA 2018
Addressing human rights protection gaps in the context of migration and displacement of persons across international borders resulting from the adverse effects of climate change SOURCE: OHCHR 2018
Resilience in Zambia: Impact evaluation of the 'Citizen Participation in Adaptation to Climate Change' project SOURCE: Oxfam GB 2018
Rethinking flood risk communication SOURCE: Springer 2018
Case study 6 report: Critical energy infrastructures SOURCE: Climate-KIC 2018
Social vulnerability to climate change in European cities – state of play in policy and practice SOURCE: EEA 2018
Cost of coastal environmental degradation, multi-hazard risk assessment and cost benefit analysis: Identification of DRR and CCA measures for Ghana SOURCE: WB 2018
The inequality of climate change from 1.5°C to 2°C of global warming SOURCE: AGU 2018
Organic peroxide decomposition, release, and fire at Arkema Crosby following Hurricane Harvey flooding SOURCE: CSB 2018
Safeguarding the resilience of West African coasts to climate change: the role for the private sector SOURCE: WB 2018
Trends in flood losses in Europe over the past 150 years SOURCE: NPG 2018
Clade X exercise: Improving policy to prepare for severe pandemics SOURCE: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 2018
Assessment of the state of hydrological services in developing countries SOURCE: GFDRR 2018
Flood proofing low-income houses in India: an application of climate-sensitive probabilistic benefit-cost analysis SOURCE: Springer 2018
Evaluación de desempeño del programa de RRD urbano en Latinoamérica y el Caribe: El enfoque de barrio SOURCE: FIU; USAID, United States of America - gov 2018
ResiStand - Increasing disaster resilience by establishing a sustainable process to support standardisation of technologies and service (dissemination brief) SOURCE: ResiStand 2018
Extreme weather events: How hard lessons strengthen resilience against the next big event SOURCE: Zurich 2018
2017 state of U.S. high tide flooding with a 2018 outlook SOURCE: NOAA, United States of America - gov 2018
Switching on the big burn of 2017 SOURCE: MDPI 2018
Switching on the big burn of 2017 SOURCE: MDPI 2018
Leveraging post-disaster windows of opportunities for change towards sustainability: a framework SOURCE: MDPI 2018
How does innovation build climate resilience in the Sahel? SOURCE: BRACED 2018
Bridging humanitarian responses and long-term development through transformative changes—some initial reflections from the World Bank’s adaptive social protection program in the Sahel SOURCE: MDPI 2018
Conseguros digital magazine - 8th issue SOURCE: Consorseguros, Spain - gov; Consorcio de Compensación de Seguros 2018
VI Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas, Cartagena, Colombia 20-22 June 2018 VI Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas, Cartagena, Colombia 20-22 June 2018.
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