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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.

UNISDR Library Collection
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Ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation: Strengthening the evidence and informing policy. Research results from the ecosystems protecting infrastructure and communities project, Burkina Faso SOURCE: IIED 2018
Culture in city reconstruction and recovery SOURCE: UNESCO; WB 2018
Communicable diseases management in disasters: An analysis in the Islamic Republic of Iran SOURCE: IUMS 2018
Climate change adaptation in Europe and Central Asia SOURCE: UNDP 2018
An analysis of social vulnerability to natural hazards in Nepal using a modified social vulnerability index SOURCE: Springer 2018
Innovative finance for resilient coasts and communities SOURCE: UNDP; Nature Conservancy 2018
A new guiding framework for engaging diverse populations in disaster risk reduction: Reach, relevance, receptiveness, and relationships SOURCE: Springer 2018
Guidebook for urban resilience: Building disaster and climate resilient cities in Asean SOURCE: ASEAN; JICA, Japan - gov 2018
Commission staff working document: Evaluation of the EU strategy on adaptation to climate change SOURCE: EC 2018
Commission staff working document: Adaptation preparedness scoreboard country fiches SOURCE: EC 2018
Climate impacts in Europe: Final report of the JRC PESETA III project SOURCE: EC; JRC 2018
Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on the implementation of the EU strategy on adaptation to climate change SOURCE: EC 2018
Attachment, bushfire preparedness, planning and response among animal guardians: A south Australian case study SOURCE: PLoS 2018
ESCWA water development report 7: Climate change and disaster risk reduction in the Arab region SOURCE: UN-ESCWA 2018
Mongolia disaster management reference handbook SOURCE: CFE-DMHA, United States of America - gov 2018
Brunei disaster management reference handbook SOURCE: CFE-DMHA, United States of America - gov 2018
The impact of changing wildfire risk on California's residential insurance market SOURCE: California Natural Resources Agency, United States of America - gov 2018
Innovative finance for resilient infrastructure SOURCE: Lloyd's 2018
Financial instruments for resilient infrastructure: Technical report SOURCE: RMS; ActionAid - UK; Lloyd's; Vivid Economics; re:focus partners 2018
Toward shared stewardship across landscapes: An outcome-based investment strategy SOURCE: USDA, United States of America - gov 2018
Engaging the private sector in green infrastructure development and financing: A pathway toward building urban climate resilience SOURCE: USAID, United States of America - gov 2018
Minimum standards for protection, gender and inclusion in emergencies SOURCE: IFRC 2018
Climate risk profile: Tunisia SOURCE: USAID, United States of America - gov 2018
Sheltering from a gathering storm: The costs and benefits of climate resilient shelter SOURCE: ISET 2014
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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