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.

UNDRR Library Collection
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The value of resilience for distributed energy resources: An overview of current analytical practices SOURCE: CSL 2019
Emergency preparedness, response and recovery for women and girls in Asia and the Pacific SOURCE: UNFPA 2019
Community wildfire prevention & mitigation report SOURCE: CAL FIRE 2019
Drought in urban water systems: Learning lessons for climate adaptive capacity SOURCE: Elsevier 2019
Malaysia disaster management reference handbook 2019 SOURCE: CFE-DMHA, United States of America - gov 2019
The missing economic risks in assessments of climate change impacts SOURCE: PIK; Earth Inst; LSE 2019
Words into Action guidelines: On the frontline of disaster risk reduction and resilience: Children and youth engagement guide for implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 SOURCE: UNDRR 2019
Alignment to advance climate-resilient development: Overview brief 3: Country perspectives on alignment of the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process and Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) SOURCE: NAP Global Network 2019
The cost of doing nothing: The humanitarian price of climate change and how it can be avoided SOURCE: IFRC 2019
Next generation disaster data infrastructure SOURCE: IRDR; CODATA 2019
Vulnerabilities of networked energy infrastructure: A primer SOURCE: WB; GFDRR 2019
Assessing time, cost and quality trade-offs in forecast-based action for floods SOURCE: Elsevier 2019
Critical infrastructure and flood resilience: Cascading effects beyond water SOURCE: Wiley 2019
Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance commitments and recommendations SOURCE: Flood Resilience Alliance 2019
Improving climate resilience of federal road network in Brazil SOURCE: WB; GFDRR 2019
Strengthening early warning systems in the Caribbean (SSC Strategy) SOURCE: CDEMA; IFRC; UNDP - Regional Cent 2019
Building regulation for resilience program brief SOURCE: GFDRR; WB 2019
Vulnerability factors of Afghan rural women to disasters SOURCE: Springer 2019
Persistent precarity and the disaster of everyday life: Homeless people’s experiences of natural and other hazards SOURCE: Springer 2019
Households’ willingness to pay for disaster resilient safe drinking water sources in southwestern coastal Bangladesh SOURCE: Springer 2019
Coastal flood resilience design guidelines SOURCE: BPDA 2019
Very- and ultra-long-period seismic signals prior to and during caldera formation on La Réunion Island SOURCE: Nature 2019
A world at risk: Annual report on global preparedness for health emergencies SOURCE: WHO; GPMB 2019
Alignment to advance climate-resilient development: Overview brief 2: Getting started on alignment SOURCE: NAP Global Network 2019
The climate crisis, migration, and refugees SOURCE: Brookings Inst, the 2019
Disaster risk reduction and innovations SOURCE: Elsevier 2019
Towards Mabi’s recovery – Lessons one year on SOURCE: CWS Japan 2019
Resilience study scoping report SOURCE: National Infrastructure Commission 2019
WorldRiskReport 2019: Focus: Water supply SOURCE: Bündnis Entwicklung Hilft; IFHV 2019
Enhanced food security in Vanuatu’s disaster prone communities SOURCE: UNDP Pacific Centre 2019
The governance of Nepal’s flood early warning system: Opportunities under federalism SOURCE: BRACED 2019
Barriers to urban shelter self-recovery in Philippines and Nepal: Lessons for humanitarian policy and practice SOURCE: British Academy, the 2019
Risk informed early warning system and non-migration pattern riverbank erosion areas SOURCE: BRAC 2019
Impact of climate risk on the energy system SOURCE: CFR 2019
Montenegro: Recording disaster losses. Learning from the past SOURCE: UNDRR; ECHO; Min of Interior and Public Admin, Montenegro - gov 2019
Head of Bay coastal resilience: Jamaica Bay, New York SOURCE: Princeton Uni; CCNY 2018
Courts as decision-makers on climate adaptation measures: Lessons from New Zealand SOURCE: Elsevier 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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