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.

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean

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This document is a first approach to understanding the Natech risks in Central America and in general terms in the entire Latin American and Caribbean region.
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This document is only a preliminary summary of RAR24, with some of its main findings and conclusions. The full RAR24 will be published by the end of September 2024.
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By reducing the vulnerability of communities and enhancing their capacity to cope with disasters, the region can protect livelihoods, ensure food security, promote sustainable economic growth, and prevent displacement.
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This is a study on the degree of coherence between national policies and plans focusing on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), DRR and CCA in the Caribbean Region.
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The state of critical infrastructure of a nation is a highly important development indicator. It favors economic activities and the competitiveness of the country while promoting social development.
Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems’Capacities in the Caribbean Region
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This study provides an updated assessment of the status of MHEWS for all CDEMA Participating States (PS).
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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.
EN - El Niño Event in the Americas and the Caribbean – 2023
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This regional brief was prepared by the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) Issue-Based Coalition (IBC) on Climate Change and Resilience. This IBC is part of the Regional Collaboration Platform for LAC (LAC RCP).
UNDRR & ECHO: Evidence in disaster preparedness - anticipating complex crises in a context of systemic risk
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This workshop was driven by one the main challenges faced by the humanitarian sector: the urgent need to shift from a reactive response to crises to more proactive and forward-looking actions.
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The eighth session of the Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas and the Caribbean (RP23) was held in Punta del Este, Uruguay, from Tuesday 28 February to Thursday 2 March 2023.

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