PreventionWeb, the global knowledge sharing platform for disaster risk reduction and resilience

PreventionWeb's key offerings

Welcome to PreventionWeb, the global knowledge-sharing platform for disaster risk reduction and resilience. Discover all our services.

The Knowledge Base
Explore all updates by their type: news, publications, resource guides and more.
Understand disaster risk
Learn the concept of disaster risk, risk assessment, management strategies, and the importance of collaboration.
The DRR community
Grow your skills, find a vacancy and advocate for disaster risk reduction.
Jobs and Careers
Stay current on the latest vacancies in disaster risk reduction.

Discover PreventionWeb

PreventionWeb is the global knowledge sharing platform for disaster risk reduction (DRR) and resilience.

The site offers a range of knowledge products and services to facilitate the work of DRR professionals and is managed by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR).

Resource guides

Policies and Plans
Governance of risk plays a central role in managing disaster risk. DRR strategies, in particular, are crucial for coordinating implementation at both the national and local levels. Explore regional, national and local policy documents and declarations on disaster risk, climate adaptation and resilience.

Latest events and training

Featured links

Careers in resilience
Watch and read interviews, as well as trainings to enhance your career, and new job opportunities.
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DRR Terminology
The Sendai Framework Terminology on Disaster Risk Reduction.
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Making Cities Resilient 2030
Cities on a pathway to resilience – making the city safer, preventing risks and promoting innovation and investments.
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The Women's International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction (WIN DRR) supports and promotes women's leadership in DRR across Asia and the Pacific.

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Risk Media Hub
A toolkit for news media professionals reporting on disasters and resilience
DRR Voices Blog
Advocate for DRR
Hazards do not have to turn into disasters, add your voice to our campaign and become a DRR advocate.