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… This Natural Disaster Risk Reduction Educational Kit (NDRR) in Arabic has been developed with the view to enhancing the coping capabilities of disaster prone communities in the Arab States region as well as the dissemination of …
… Nations General Assembly has designated October 13th as the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction  to promote a global culture of disaster risk reduction. It is …
Publication
7 September 2007
This book presents a selection of examples and experiences of disaster reduction that responds to the need for identifying good practices and sharing experiences and information, identified by many - including Governments - during the preparatory process for the World Conference on Disaster Reduction (WCDR). It highlights efforts and practices being und…
This publication is an analysis of the disaster figures in 2006 compared to 2005 and 2000-04. CRED has been publishing statistics on disasters every year since 1998, thanks to the generous support of the United States Agency for International Development Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA). This support has allowed to maintain CRED’s Eme…
Publication
5 February 2009
… This book was produced to mark the end of the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR), a United Nations initiative to reduce the negative effects of natural disasters. This volume communicates solutions to the problems associated with natural
… of disaster risk reduction prepared in the context of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR). The ISDR, launched in 2000, provides a framework to coordinate actions to address disaster risks at the local, national, regional and international levels. The Hyogo Framework for Action for Action 2005-2015 (HFA), endorsed by 168 UN member …
… Given the urgency posed by climate change, the Report forcefully argues the case for taking action now. … Risk and poverty in a changing climate : This summary presents the key … Given the urgency posed by climate change, the Report forcefully argues the case for taking action now. …
The main objective of this training material is to build the capacity of water managers and others to develop strategies for coping with hydro-climatic disasters such as floods and drought within the context of water resources management. An added expectation is improving the resilience of vulnerable communities and reducing the impact of extreme events…
Publication
15 September 2009
… to be prepared for emergency situations. This document is a Russian contribution to the implementation of IDNDR programmes. … This booklet is a practical, and easy to … to be prepared for emergency situations. This document is a Russian contribution to the implementation of IDNDR programmes. …
Publication
30 October 2009
This document provides a framework of guiding principles and general steps addressing the construction of safer and more disaster resilient education facilities. It is aimed to be adapted to the local context and used to develop a context-specific plan to address a critical gap to reaching the Education for All (EFA) and Millennium Development Goals (MD…