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 report explores what risk-informed sustainable development looks like in an increasingly complex and risky world, highlighting how resilience-building must be central to the framing of a more risk-informed post-2030 agenda.
The UNDRR Annual Report 2022 presents several important achievements that UNDRR marked in the year 2022.
The seventh session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction took place from 25 to 27 May 2022 in Bali, Indonesia. This is the Co-Chairs' Summary of the Bali Agenda for Resilience.
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The purpose of this contributing paper is to demonstrate scalable and replicable methods to advance and integrate the use of Earth observations to support risk-informed decision making, based on documented national and subnational needs and requirements.
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The central question for this Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 (GAR2022) is how governance systems can evolve to better address the systemic risks of the future. Disaster impacts increasingly cascade across geographies and sectors.
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NATECH (Natural hazards triggering Technological disasters) is an emerging theme in the field of disaster risk reduction globally. The report, developed through a series of consultations and drawing on lessons from the past NATECH disasters, proposes ten guiding principles for NATECH risk management in the Asia-Pacific region.
COVID-19, Systemic Risk and Education Sector Resilience in the Caribbean Region
This brief intends to provide a snapshot of the regional Caribbean perspective during the COVID-19 crisis considering the challenges faced by the hurricane season, and assess how existing safe school tools can be useful for the current crisis.
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Countries in sub-Saharan Africa have developed a range of strategies, policies and institutional arrangements to protect human health, property, livelihoods and the environment from the impact of disasters. At the same time, given the increasingly complex

Modern society is facing an unprecedented revolution. As highlighted by the International Council of Science and the Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA-ICSU,​2018)​, digital technology offers profound opportunities for science to

The interaction between natural and human-induced disasters is a more recent phenomenon that is supported by the increased settlement in disaster-prone areas, the vulnerability of technological and urban infrastructure in relation to natural forces, and

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