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.

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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This mapping of existing and needed capacities and resources available to HCTs makes recommendations on how to best pool, coordinate and strengthen existing capacities and resources to support humanitarian actors better to address needs more sustainably.
This policy brief explores challenges faced in the integration of risk considerations in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Risk mirrors today’s interconnected world, increasingly assuming a systemic nature.
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This regional analysis shares an overview of the voluntary commitments in the Sendai Framework Voluntary Commitments online platform covering Asia and Oceania and an analysis of these VCs against the Asia-Pacific Action Plan for the Sendai Framework.
Tsunami News 2021
In this edition of Tsunami News, we explore examples of how governments and organizations around the world are increasing their levels of cooperation.

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The latest news from the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), the lead UN agency for the coordination of disaster risk reduction.
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Our communications and advocacy campaigns call for taking action today to protect people and prevent disasters from happening.
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Media centre
Access to a range of multimedia resources related to disaster risk reduction, including news releases, photos, videos, and other materials.

Further UNDRR knowledge offerings

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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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The global knowledge sharing platform for disaster risk reduction and resilience.

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