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Professional Resources

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Organizations working in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and the ISDR partnership.
Professional communities of practice and discussion groups related to DRR. Please join or start a network.
Professional meeting on DRR themes & issues through conferences and workshops in DRR. Please contribute.
Capacity development on DRR themes & issues through formal training and academic programmes in DRR. Please contribute.

Higher education programmes including university degree programmes and for-credit certificate or diploma courses emphasizing disaster risk reduction offered by universities and other academic institutions.

Curricular, extra-curricular and public awareness materials including children's books, textbooks, lesson plans, activities, games, and online resources on disaster prevention and school safety for primary, secondary, vocational, community-based education and public awareness.

Opportunities for professionals working in DRR. Please contribute your vacancies.
Look up terms from the official UNISDR terminology on disaster risk reduction in English, or view the document for terminology languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Korean, Russian, and Spanish.
Disaster risk reduction related documents from the ISDR partnership and the disaster risk reduction (DRR) community.
Disaster risk reduction related regional or national policy, plans and official statements.
Disaster risk reduction (DRR) in the news, and news from the DRR community. Please contribute.
Links to online video, interactive presentations, and CD/DVD-ROM collections related to DRR. Please contribute to the collection.
Selected hazard, risk and vulnerability maps. Please contribute.
Quick hazard or region/country links to disaster profiles from EM-DAT data and risk profiles from the UNISDR Global Assessment Report.
Key disaster risk reduction related UN resolutions and reports, including IDNDR and the ISDR mandate, and other related UN documents.