UNDRR Publications

We produce a range of publications by collecting and analysing risk data through a range of tools, knowledge products, and mobilising like-minded partners.

Approximately ninety (90) in-person representatives and twenty (20) virtual participants (NMHSs and NDRMOs) from thirty-nine (39) countries and key donors and partners in the region were convened with the aim of promoting institutional collaboration.
This publication is based on a toolkit on Nature-based Solutions for Comprehensive Disaster and Climate Risk Management and shows a roadmap towards NbS for integrated planning.
This regional disaster report for Latin America and the Caribbean seeks to understand how past trends can lead to a safer future. It comes amid projections of an above-normal 2023 Atlantic hurricane season that has already affected parts of the Caribbean.
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This action guide aims to support local governments in developing and implementing an action plan to address gaps identified in their resilience strategies based on the results from the use of the UNDRR Disaster Resilience Scorecard for Cities.


The present report has been prepared as requested by the General Assembly in its resolution 77/164 on disaster risk reduction.
This review assesses the progress, constraints, and gaps that the Republic of Kiribati has faced when implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and, from the prospective review, formulate country-specific recommendations.
This is the Voluntary National Report for the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (MTR SF) submitted by the Government of Tuvalu.
This paper summarizes the outcomes of the first national consultation on the 'Early Warnings for All' (EW4All) initiative in Maldives that took place in July 2023.
The disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation budget tagging guide (DCBT) provides issues that government officials need to consider when designing a coordinated budget tagging initiative.
This briefing note answers these questions by identifying the hazards that, once paired with corresponding vulnerabilities and exposures, would escalate and cause global and existential catastrophes.

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Definitions on disaster risk reduction to promote a common understanding on the subject for use by the public, authorities and practitioners.
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