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.

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This data strategy spells out how UNDRR, its partners and stakeholders can access, analyse and share data for risk-informed sustainable development, and climate and humanitarian action.
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This report documents the assessment of the status of national disaster loss databases in 13 countries and presents lessons to guide the next generation of disaster loss accounting systems (DLAS).
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This UNDRR-WMO joint report assesses the current global status of multi-hazard early warning systems (MHEWS) against Target G of the Sendai Framework, collating data officially reported by the Member States with data collected through a WMO survey.
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Climate risks are complex and systemic due to non-linear interactions among system components and the need for improved risk governance. This document offers a framework on how to apply comprehensive risk assessment and planning. 
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This policy brief explores the challenges faced in disaster risk governance in relation to the climate emergency.
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This publication is a supplement to the UNFCCC NAP Technical Guidelines and focuses particularly on the opportunities that the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process provides to national authorities and stakeholders for integrating risk-centred approaches
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The purpose of this study was to review selected National Adaptation Plans to better understand how disaster risk management is approached in climate change documents, and if systemic risk issues where impacts cascade across sectors are considered.
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The report proposes an approach to assess the level of integration - limited, partial or substantial - of the two fields in DRR and CCA policy documents in sub-Saharan Africa.

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News
The latest news from the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), the lead UN agency for the coordination of disaster risk reduction.
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Campaigns
Our communications and advocacy campaigns call for taking action today to protect people and prevent disasters from happening.
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Media centre
Access to a range of multimedia resources related to disaster risk reduction, including news releases, photos, videos, and other materials.

Further UNDRR knowledge offerings

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Terminology
Definitions on disaster risk reduction to promote a common understanding on the subject for use by the public, authorities and practitioners.
WiA
Words into Action
Guidelines, based on global expertise, communities of practice, and networks of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) practitioners. The guidelines provide practical, specific advice on implementing a people-centered approach to DRR.
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