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.

17th Africa Working Group
Translating commitments in the Nairobi Declaration into action to deliver on the Programme of Action for the implementation of the Sendai Framework in Africa in the context of COVID-19
The 18th Session of the Africa Working Group on DRR (AWGDRR) was held in hybrid format from 4-6 October 2022 in Algiers.
UNDRR Africa a Year in Review 2022 Newsletter
This issue presents a summary on UNDRR work in Africa throughout 2022.
Persons with disabilities in situations of risk: A scoping study on Article 11 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
This report looks at strengthening the connection between DRR and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) to reinforce efforts to enhance the protection of persons with disabilities in disaster risk situations.
UNDRR COP27 Engagements
SRSG Mami Mizutori delivered opening remarks at the high-level event on Public-Private Approaches in Response to the ‘Early Warning for All’ Initiative.
This Words into Action guide aims to provide a practical overview of how traditional knowledges can be used to complement scientific knowledge in disaster risk reduction.
This report aims to strengthen DRR policies and programs in Small Island Developing States (SIDS), through identifying the achievements, challenges, constraints, and gaps that SIDS face in the means of implementing the Sendai Framework.
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).
This evaluation policy defines the scope of evaluations, the types of evaluation and their guiding principles, and outlines the institutional framework for establishing evaluation functions within UNDRR.
This discussion paper was prepared to showcase the need for – and the benefit of having – a globally consistent, open baseline dataset of climate risk and resilience metrics as a global public good to help mobilize finance for adaptation.

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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.
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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