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 contributing paper presents how Indigenous Peoples are co-creating data platforms and technological tools that weave together Indigenous and Western knowledge and scientific Earth observations (EO) for disaster risk reduction.
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This paper discusses potential of earth observation (EO) in providing simplistic and operational tools for the systemic risk analysis to complement Indigenous Knowledges covering nature-based solutions (NBS).
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This contributing paper takes a look at the use of radio occultation to infer temperature and improve modeling for wildfire risk. 
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This article summarizes the seismic risk analysis of Mexico City, based on a detailed database constructed with information provided by the city but also with tools such as geomatics and machine learning.
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This contributing paper explores the role and the contribution of the public and private sectors in the (re)production and accumulation of disaster risks from a disaster capitalism optic.
This report provides synthesis and analysis of Voluntary Commitments as well as informs the Midterm Review (MTR) of the implementation of the Sendai Framework.
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This contributing paper reviews the governance of systemic risk with the aim to identify opportunities and enabling factors for improving governance by managing what are increasingly interdependent risks with the potential for cascading impacts.
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This contributing paper explores the necessity of reflexive and adaptive systemic transitions and deep institutional change for socio-ecological sustainability to occur. 
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The objective of this contributing paper is to highlight how systemic risk, as other risk categories, are socially constructed, and to identify guiding principles for systemic risk governance that can acted on and provide entry points for stakeholders.
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This contributing paper takes a look at how Australia is actively learning to navigate governance and capability challenges to create environments in which all sectors are enabled to reduce complex systemic risks.

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