The Third International Conference on Early Warning (EWC III) held in Bonn, Germany from 27-29 March 2006 provided the opportunity to present new and innovative early warning projects and to discuss natural hazards and risks around the world.
This document contains over one hundred individual projects focused on early warning and represents a rich vein of initiatives, expertise and capacity to secure early warning systems.
This report details the conclusions at the Third International Conference on Early Warning (EWC III) which contributes to the translation into concrete measures of the “Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015.

This initiative has provided an overall integrated framework for strengthening early warning systems in the Indian Ocean, and has been focusing on key components that include core system implementation, integrated risk management, public awareness and

These guidelines introduce national platforms for disaster risk reduction as a coordination mechanism which need to be built through a nationally-owned and led participatory process.

This report draws on the experiences of many organisations and individuals during and following the tsunami.

The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Tsunami Recovery, President William J. Clinton, has identified many lessons concerning

Good practices and lessons learned, a publication of the “Global network of NGOs” for disaster risk reduction.

This publication is a joint effort of the Global Network of NGOs for Disaster Risk Reduction, an emerging network of national and international

This Guide has been created to provide advice on useful strategies for implementing the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters (HFA).

These guidelines are oriented to the needs of the decision-maker and provide a description of the range of mitigation options that need to
be considered when making efforts to reduce losses from flooding. The guidelines are designed to provide an

Good practices and lessons learned:

This publication is part of ongoing efforts facilitated by the UNISDR secretariat to build a global partnership for mainstreaming gender issues into the disaster risk reduction process. Such efforts have become urgent