This review examines good practices to reduce disaster risk through education, knowledge and innovation (including efforts to protect schools from extreme natural events). It looks critically and strategically at current activities in order to identify

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 and how their

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. It helps to promote interest in new early warning projects and to

Through these outcomes, the Third International Conference on Early Warning (EWC III) contributes to the translation into concrete measures of the “Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters”

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 guildelines introduce national platforms for disaster risk reduction as a coordination mechanism which need to be built through a nationally-owned and led participatory process that includes different sectors’ perspectives and actions, and a

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). It represents a distillation of the wealth of experience

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