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 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.
EN - El Niño Event in the Americas and the Caribbean – 2023
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).
This report outlines current gaps and key policy options available to bridge the gap between available disaster loss data and what is needed to translate them into anticipatory action.
UNDRR & ECHO: Evidence in disaster preparedness - anticipating complex crises in a context of systemic risk
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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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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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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