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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Pacific regional presences of IFRC, UNISDR, and UNOCHA:

This policy brief highlights the importance of reducing disaster risk in all economic sectors and at all levels as a practical approach to adapt to climate change, reduce poverty and achieve

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This document gathers the proceedings of the second session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, which provided an opportunity to share disaster risk reduction experiences and lessons learned and to review progress and challenges.
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SOPAC miscellaneous report 678:

This Fiji case study provides an understanding of the relationship between disasters and poverty in selected Asia Pacific regions. It offers a study method for the use of other Pacific Island countries and territories in

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The UNISDR secretariat Biennial Work Programme was developed following the second session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in June 2009. It is based on the role and mandate of UNISDR as set by the UN General Assembly. The strategic

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The main objective of this report is to provide a synthesized overview of some of the main achievements, challenges and issues in implementing the Hyogo Framework of Action (HFA) in the Asia/ Pacific region from 2007-2009 as identified by national and

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This note reports on examples of recent experience in eight countries where national and local governments and civil society participants have worked to strengthen their disaster risk reduction and adaptation actions. These cases, along with similar

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A study of catastrophe risk financing options:

This study comprises a review of government post-disaster safety nets as well as those provided by the private insurance market in the five countries of Central Asia, namely Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan

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This handbook is designed for media professionals who are interested in issues regarding disaster risk reduction. It aims to help conceptualize the risks, expand knowledge on how to incorporate disaster risk reduction in current programmes, and design and

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Risk assessment for Central Asia and Caucasus: desk study review:

This desk review presents an initiative which aims at reducing Central Asia and the Caucasus (CAC)'s vulnerability to the risk of disasters, in line with the Hyogo Framework for Action

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This brochure seeks to promote disaster resilience in schools and through schools as part of the World Campaign focusing on promoting the safety of school buildings and the mainstreaming of disaster risk reduction (DRR) into school curricula or at least

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