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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Technical deep dive on seismic risk and resilience summary report SOURCE: WB; TDLC; GFDRR 2018
Advancing the disaster and development paradigm SOURCE: Springer 2018
The need and the opportunity to study the economic impact of tsunamis on Spanish coasts SOURCE: Consorcio de Compensación de Seguros 2018
Humanitarian resilience journal: Issue 1 SOURCE: ADPC; NDMA, Pakistan - gov; NHN 2018
Building disaster resilience to natural hazards in Sub-Saharan African countries and communities 2014-2017 report SOURCE: WB; UNISDR; AfDB; GFDRR; AU 2018
Understanding and reducing drought risk: Examples from South Africa and Ukraine SOURCE: UNU-EHS 2018
2018 IFRC climate change disasters & displacement report SOURCE: IFRC 2018
Eye of the storm: report of the Governor's commission to rebuild Texas SOURCE: TAMUS 2018
Post-disaster needs assessment: Kerala, India SOURCE: UNDP 2018
Autumn issue (No.9) of Consorseguros digital magazine SOURCE: Consorseguros, Spain - gov 2018
Fundraising for community preparedness guidebook SOURCE: IIRR 2018
Mountain adaptation outlook series – synthesis report SOURCE: UNEP 2018
Mapping the vulnerability of human health to extreme heat in the United States (Final Report) SOURCE: EPA, United States of America - gov 2018
Social capital and natural hazards governance SOURCE: Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science 2018
Ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation: strengthening the evidence and informing policy. Research results from the Mountain EbA Project, Peru SOURCE: WCMC; UNEP; IIED; IUCN 2018
Climate change informed decision analysis: collaborative water resources planning for an uncertain future SOURCE: UNESCO 2018
10 new insights in climate science 2018 SOURCE: FE 2018
Explaining extreme events of 2017 from a climate perspective SOURCE: AMS 2018
First aid to cultural heritage in times of crisis: toolkit SOURCE: ICCROM 2018
Climate risk profile: West Africa SOURCE: USAID, United States of America - gov 2018
The role of gender in preparedness and response behaviors towards flood risk in Serbia SOURCE: Univ of Belgrade 2018
Advancing disaster risk finance in Grenada SOURCE: WB; GFDRR; NDF 2018
Revisiting emergency food reserve policy and practice under disaster and climate extremes SOURCE: Springer 2018
Endangered heritage: emergency evacuation of heritage collections SOURCE: ICCROM 2018
Coastal resilience solutions for South Boston SOURCE: City of Boston, United States of America - gov 2018
Kiribati - climate change and migration: relationships between household vulnerability, human mobility and climate change, report no.20 SOURCE: EU; ILO; ESCAP; UNDP 2016
Disaster risk assessment in Mozambique: a comprehensive country situation analysis SOURCE: Mozambique - gov; INGC, Mozambique - gov; UNDP 2011
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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