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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Building a more resilient grid SOURCE: Sunrun 2019
Mapping combined wildfire and heat stress hazards to improve evidence-based decision making SOURCE: Elsevier 2019
The United Nations world water development report 2019: Leaving no one behind SOURCE: UNESCO; UN-Water 2019
Extreme weather and disaster preparedness in the Rohingya refugee response: 2018 cyclone preparedness lessons learnt SOURCE: IFRC; American Red Cross; BDRCS; UNDP Bangladesh 2019
Higher standards: Opportunities for enhancing flood resilience in the Eastern Shore of Maryland SOURCE: ESLC; Georgetown University 2019
Making humanitarian response more flexible: exploring new models and approaches SOURCE: AIDMI 2019
Participatory climate information services systems development: methodology guide SOURCE: USAID, United States of America - gov 2019
Lower Manhattan climate resilience study SOURCE: ORR, NYC 2019
Climate risk profile: Cambodia SOURCE: USAID, United States of America - gov 2019
The cost of coastal zone degradation in West Africa: Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Senegal and Togo SOURCE: WB 2019
From the mountains to the plains: impact of climate change on water resources in the Koshi River Basin SOURCE: CSIRO, Australia - gov; ICIMOD; CGIAR; IWMI 2019
Hydropower in the Himalayan hazardscape: strategic ignorance and the production of unequal risk SOURCE: MDPI 2019
Five approaches to build functional early warning systems SOURCE: UNDP 2019
FAO country programming framework for Myanmar 2017-2022 SOURCE: FAO 2019
Child poverty, disasters and climate change: investigating relationships and implications over the life course of children SOURCE: ODI 2019
Gender transformative early warning systems SOURCE: Practical Action 2019
Public perceptions of the health risks of extreme heat across US states, counties, and neighborhoods SOURCE: PNAS 2019
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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