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Knowledge Base

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Disaster risk and resilience in the news, and news from the disaster risk reduction (DRR) community and beyond.
Disaster risk and resilience publications, reports, research papers and case studies.
Keep up to date with the latest research on disaster risk and resilience.
These resource guides bring together a selection of reference material on various disaster risk reduction topics and emerging trends.
Stories and perspectives from DRR practitioners and academics on reducing risk and building resilience.
Professional meetings on DRR themes & issues through conferences and workshops in DRR.
Global reports on disaster statistics, country profiles and additional resources on collecting disaster loss data.
These collections explore the lessons learned from past disasters, what were the risk drivers, impacts and efforts towards building back better.
Regional, national policy, plans and official statements on disaster risk, climate adaptation and resilience.

Curricular, extra-curricular 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.

Selected hazard, risk and vulnerability maps.
Videos, interactive presentations, and CD/DVD-ROM collections related to DRR.
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.
Key disaster risk reduction related UN resolutions and reports.
Capacity development on DRR themes & issues through formal training, online cuorses and webinars.

Higher education programmes including university degree programmes and for-credit certificate or diploma courses with an emphasis on disaster risk reduction.

Organizations working in disaster risk reduction (DRR).
Opportunities for professionals working in DRR.

Resource guides

Research briefs

Global Risk Assessment Framework

The Global Risk Assessment Framework (GRAF) aims to improve the understanding and management of current and future risks, at all scales, to better manage uncertainties and mobilise people, innovation and finance.