GAR2022: Contributing Papers

The central question for this Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 (GAR2022) is how governance systems can evolve to better address the systemic risks of the future. Developed through an extensive set of partnerships, the GAR is both an ongoing process of generating evidence, knowledge and policy engagement, as well as an opportunity to showcase trends and report on progress. This page contains the Contributing Papers to the GAR2022.

Disclaimer: These papers have not been authored or edited by UNDRR.

Projecting effects of climate change in the framework of the INFORM Risk Index

This contributing paper presents an extension of the INFORM Risk Index, a global indicator-based disaster risk assessment tool, using projections of exposure to climate change hazards to provide better insights for policymakers.

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

The role of public and private sectors in disaster capitalism: An international overview

This contributing paper explores the role and the contribution of the public and private sectors in the (re)production and accumulation of disaster risks from a disaster capitalism optic.

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Boosting systemic risk governance: Perspectives and insights from understanding national systems approaches for dealing with disaster and climate risks

This contributing paper reviews the governance of systemic risk with the aim to identify opportunities and enabling factors for improving governance by managing what are increasingly interdependent risks with the potential for cascading impacts.

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Transitions towards systemic sustainability in the Anthropocene

This contributing paper explores the necessity of reflexive and adaptive systemic transitions and deep institutional change for socio-ecological sustainability to occur. 

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

The social construction of systemic risk: Towards an actionable framework for risk governance

The objective of this contributing paper is to highlight how systemic risk, as other risk categories, are socially constructed, and to identify guiding principles for systemic risk governance that can acted on and provide entry points for stakeholders.

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Conversion as an adaptation strategy for supply chain resilience to the COVID- 19 pandemic

This contributing paper proposes a new typology of an adaptation strategy – conversion strategy – as a countermeasure to manage risks in interconnected supply chains in the private sector during the pandemic.

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

National leadership: How a change in thinking about vulnerability and systemic disaster risk is shaping nation-wide reforms and national programs of work in disaster risk reduction in Australia

This contributing paper takes a look at how Australia is actively learning to navigate governance and capability challenges to create environments in which all sectors are enabled to reduce complex systemic risks.

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Governance strategies in Indonesia for addressing systemic risks: Where do we stand and the future outlook

This contributing paper examines the need to create new governing systems at the local level that allow actors and institutions to simultaneously manage the interplays of single and multi-hazards and other residual risks.

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Avoiding “failure of imagination”: Informing scenario planning with creative practices

This contributing paper systemically explores creative practices across a variety of disciplines, such as visual art, design, cinema, and theatre, that imagine future states and can aid in disaster prevention and risk reduction.

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Overview of youth-led disaster risk reduction initiatives activities and recommendations for future activities

The study investigates the reported impact and challenges faced by youth-led disaster risk reduction (DRR) activities through identifying themes in answers across activities to provide local and global recommendations for future youth-led activities.

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

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