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.

This Words into Action guide aims to promote greater implementation of Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems (MHEWS) across all sectors to protect the most exposed populations from disasters.
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The disaster risk reduction status report provides a snapshot of the state of disaster risk reduction in the Republic of the Marshall Islands under four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
This policy brief explores challenges faced in urban disaster resilience. The world’s population passed eight billion in late 2022, with much of the increase concentrated in ever-expanding urban areas.
The UNDRR Annual Report 2022 presents several important achievements that UNDRR marked in the year 2022.
This handbook provides guidance for implementing the principles for resilient infrastructure, which have been developed by the UN Office on Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and consulted with over 100 countries.
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This IBC is part of the Regional Collaborative Platform for LAC (RCP LAC), which was established to guide the restructuring of the UN development system at the regional level.
This review makes the case that gender is such a fundamental part of the social organization in all societies, that gender inequality is a key driver of disaster risk, requiring much greater attention and more focused action and resources.
This report summarizes the learning and recommendations of an extensive review by States and stakeholders pursuing the expected outcome and goal of the Framework and thus risk-informed sustainable development.
The UNDRR internal Environmental Policy outlines the guiding principles, scope, and areas of work for improving the environmental sustainability of the organization’s operations and programmes.
The present report contains a summary of progress made and challenges experienced in realizing the expected outcome of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 and recommendations for the further implementation of the Framework.

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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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