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The purpose of this study was to review selected National Adaptation Plans to better understand how disaster risk management is approached in climate change documents, and if systemic risk issues where impacts cascade across sectors are considered.
UNDRR INFO- June 2021

UNDRR INFO, is the Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia's monthly newsletter covering activities in the field of DRR. This month's edition includes updates on the Central Asia Initiative, the release of the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021, a

Building Resilience During COVID-19: Lessons Learned from Disaster Risk Reduction Programming - Executive Summary
This report presents the results of a 2020 survey and literature review conducted by the Stakeholder Engagement Mechanism of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR).
Tsunami News 2020-2021

Tsunami News 2020-2021 is a magazine-style publication which covers notable events in the world of tsunami risk management over the last year. On the occasion of World Tsunami Awareness Day (WTAD), 5 November 2020, the UN Secretary-General, Antonio

This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 focusses on West Africa. Natural resources depletion and crop failures dare widely reported in West Africa causing production losses, rising food prices, and increased hunger and malnutrition.
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 is a case study on Uzbekistan. The study focusses on natural ecosystems of the country’s arid and semi-arid regions; and salinization, spread of moving sands, dust-storms and dry winds.
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 focusses on flash drought in the United States and the Northern Plains. Drought early warning and information systems must be flexible and receptive toward the integration of new indicators.
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 focusses on climate conditions between upstream and downstream of river basins, hydrological conditions of transboundary river basins and dams in mitigating drought risks.
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 is a case study on the Mediterranean Basin. The Mediterranean basin is characterized by water scarcity, recurrent droughts and impending desertification, which threaten geopolitical stability.
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 is a case study on the drought characteristics over the Deccan Plateau Region of India. It focusses on the changing morphology of droughts in the Indian context.