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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LastQuake: From rapid information to global seismic risk reduction SOURCE: Elsevier 2018
Disaster diplomacy in Jammu and Kashmir SOURCE: Elsevier 2018
The impact of Typhoon Haiyan on admissions in two hospitals in Eastern Visayas, Philippines SOURCE: PLoS 2018
Humanitarian aid driven recovery of housing after cyclone Aila in Koyra, Bangladesh: Characterization and assessment of outcome SOURCE: JSNDS 2018
Strategies for disaster risk reduction education: A systematic review SOURCE: Medknow 2018
Mediterranean UNESCO World Heritage at risk from coastal flooding and erosion due to sea-level rise SOURCE: NPG 2018
Vaccine confidence plummets in the Philippines following dengue vaccine scare: Why it matters to pandemic preparedness SOURCE: Taylor and Francis 2018
Involving children in disaster risk reduction: The importance of participation SOURCE: Taylor and Francis 2018
Feeding the world in a changing climate: An adaptation road map for agriculture SOURCE: GCA 2018
Impacto socioeconómico de los principales desastres ocurridos en México en el año 2016 SOURCE: CENAPRED, Mexico - gov 2018
Climate-smart agriculture in Benin SOURCE: FAO; ICRISAT; CIAT; CCAFS 2018
Climate-smart agriculture in Côte d’Ivoire SOURCE: FAO; ICRISAT; CIAT; CCAFS 2018
Follow-up of bushfire prevention and preparedness 2018-19 SOURCE: Queensland Audit Office 2018
Policy brief: SDG Localization through integration of climate change in agricultural planning and budgeting at the national and sub-national levels SOURCE: Nepal - gov 2018
Troubled journey towards climate justice: Tackling manifest climate injustice in the loss and damage negotiations SOURCE: CPRD 2018
Child-centred multi-risk assessments: a field guide and toolkit SOURCE: Plan UK 2018
Climate risk profile: Egypt SOURCE: USAID, United States of America - gov 2018
Understanding disaster risk for advancing resilient development: Knowledge note SOURCE: ADB 2018
My grab bag is two suitcases: An autoethnographical view of a super-plus size self evacuation from Hurricane Irma SOURCE: AIDR 2018
Risk communication and community engagement preparedness and readiness framework: Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of Congo in North Kivu SOURCE: WHO; IFRC; UNICEF 2018
A framework for fire safety in informal settlements SOURCE: Ove Arup Foundation, the 2018
Risk beyond the red line: Urban risk and large scale infrastructure projects in Kenya SOURCE: IIED; Ove Arup Foundation, the; Urban ARK 2018
Darwin resilience management guidelines (DRMG Book) SOURCE: EU 2018
Connecting finance and natural capital: A supplement to the natural capital protocol SOURCE: UNEP FI; Natural Capital Finance Alliance; Natural Capital Coalition; Global Canopy; VBDO 2018
Technologies to address: Global catastrophic biological risks SOURCE: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 2018
Words into action guidelines implementation guide for addressing water-related disasters and transboundary cooperation SOURCE: UNISDR; UNECE 2018
Monograph: Diversity in disaster SOURCE: AIDR 2018
Study report: Kerala floods of August 2018 SOURCE: India - gov 2018
Understanding excess mortality from not-so-natural disasters SOURCE: Lancet 2018
Climate risk, real estate, and the bottom line SOURCE: 427; Geophy 2018
The Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction 2018, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 3-6 July 2018 The Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction 2018, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 3-6 July 2018.
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