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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Cities fit for climate change: Challenges and opportunities for urban climate finance – Lessons learned from eThekwini, Santiago de Chile and Chennai SOURCE: GIZ, Germany - gov 2018
Integrated management of the fall armyworm on maize: A guide for farmer field schools in Africa SOURCE: FAO 2018
Managing climate change risks: an independent audit SOURCE: BC, Government of Canada 2018
Unprecedented climate events: Historical changes, aspirational targets, and national commitments SOURCE: AAAS 2018
Leadership, human performance and internal communication in nuclear emergencies SOURCE: IAEA 2018
Operational framework for strengthening human, animal and environmental public health systems at their interface SOURCE: WB 2018
Coral reefs for coastal protection: A new methodological approach and engineering case study in Grenada SOURCE: Elsevier 2018
The effectiveness of communicative tools in addressing barriers to municipal climate change adaptation: lessons from the Netherlands SOURCE: Taylor and Francis 2018
Urban floods and climate change adaptation: the potential of public space design when accommodating natural processes SOURCE: MDPI 2018
Preparedness and response to the cyclones and floods in Madagascar: a concrete progress SOURCE: BNGRC, Madagascar - gov 2018
Reducing vulnerability among smallholder farmers through index-based flood insurance in India: equity matters SOURCE: CCAFS; IWMI 2017
Resilience performance scorecard (RPS) methodology - Summary SOURCE: GEM 2017
Community based disaster risk management minimum standards SOURCE: Oxfam Intl; CI; SCI; Croix-Rouge française 2017
Scenarios for resilience and climate adaptation strategies in Tenerife (Canary Islands): Three pathways towards 2040 SOURCE: JRC 2017
State of the Jamaican climate 2015: information for resilience building (summary for policy makers) SOURCE: PIOJ, Jamaica - gov 2017
Rising to the challenge, together: a review and critical assessment of the state of the US climate adaptation field SOURCE: Kresge Foundation 2017
Resilient coastal sites for conservation in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic US SOURCE: Nature Conservancy 2017
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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