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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Meta-analysis of urbanization impact on rainfall modification SOURCE: Scientific Reports 2019
A socio-ecological approach to mitigating wildfire vulnerability in the wildland urban interface: A case study from the 2017 Thomas Fire SOURCE: MDPI 2019
The potential of Nepal’s social security allowance schemes to support emergency flood response SOURCE: DFID, United Kingdom - gov; ODI; UNICEF 2019
The Sudan impact of early warning early action: Protecting agropastoralist livelihoods ahead of drought SOURCE: FAO 2019
Exploring the barriers for people taking protective actions during the 2012 and 2015 New Zealand ShakeOut drills SOURCE: Elsevier 2019
Managing disaster risks and water under climate change in Central Asia and Caucasus SOURCE: SDC, Switzerland - gov 2019
Area-based approaches in urban settings: Compendium of case studies SOURCE: Global Shelter Cluster 2019
The psychology of decision-making under uncertainty: A literature review SOURCE: USAID, United States of America - gov; UCT; Chemonics 2019
Shoring up stability: Addressing climate & fragility risks in the Lake Chad Region SOURCE: Adelphi; Germany - gov; Netherlands - gov; UNDP Africa 2019
Axioms and actions for preventing disasters SOURCE: Elsevier 2019
Sendai Framework voluntary commitments: Synthesis and analysis report SOURCE: UNDRR 2019
Fiscal resilience to natural disasters: Lessons from country experiences SOURCE: OECD; WB 2019
Public health and natural hazards: New policies and preparedness initiatives developed from an Australian bushfire case study SOURCE: Wiley 2019
The new integrated pest management paradigm for the Modern Age SOURCE: ESA; OUP 2019
Disaster displacement: A global review, 2008-2018 SOURCE: IDMC 2019
Enhancing resilience in fragile and conflict-affected contexts SOURCE: CORDAID 2019
Opportunities for considering green infrastructure and ecosystems in the Sendai Framework Monitor SOURCE: Elsevier 2019
Microfinance for disaster recovery: Lessons from the 2015 Nepal earthquake SOURCE: ADB 2019
Evaluating adaptation measures for reducing flood risk: A case study in the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka SOURCE: Elsevier 2019
Hydropower sector climate resilience guide SOURCE: International Hydropower Association 2019
Vague de chaleur été 2018 à Montréal : enquête épidémiologique SOURCE: SM 2019
Linking financial services and social protection for resilience in Kenya SOURCE: ODI; BRACED 2019
Leaving no one behind: Supporting resilient communities through scaling up climate-smart disaster risk reduction: Key messages SOURCE: IFRC 2019
Fragility and climate risks in Bangladesh SOURCE: USAID, United States of America - gov 2018
Preparing to adapt: The untold story of water in climate change adaptation processes SOURCE: GWP 2018
Fragility and climate risks in Nigeria SOURCE: USAID, United States of America - gov 2018
Fragility and climate risks in Colombia SOURCE: USAID, United States of America - gov 2018
Guidelines for rapid environmental impact assessment in disasters - version 5 SOURCE: UCLHC; UCL; CI; JEU 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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