Resource guides

Resource guides

These resource guides bring together a selection of reference material on various disaster risk reduction topics and emerging trends.

3 August 2021

Analyse how heat stress affects employees' productivity and well-being, as well as how to protect them.

3 August 2021

From early warning systems to evacuation models, artificial intelligence is behind a number of promising innovations for disaster risk reduction.

3 August 2021

The Disaster Risk Reduction Country Status Reports provide a snapshot of DRR progress and the status of the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction at the national level.

3 August 2021

Physical climate risk has emerged as a prominent threat to the financial sector and the global economy. Understanding investments’ exposure to risk from climate hazards is a critical step toward building resilience.

Resilient bridge
12 August 2021

Disasters can damage or entirely destroy bridges and cause widespread destruction and social mayhem. But factoring risk into design and maintenance can help ensure the safety of the millions of people who cross bridges on a daily basis.

Resilient grid
12 August 2021

Disasters can impact electric grids with damaging economic, environmental, and public health consequences. Grid resilience can help ensure that power disruptions are minimal and do not affect critical services.

3 August 2021

When disasters disrupt port operations, they can cause significant economic losses on a global scale. Adapting ports to a changing climate and investing in disaster resilience is critical to reduce the economic impacts from catastrophic events.

3 August 2021

Access disruptions on roads following a disaster can cause significant social and economic losses. Risk informed infrastructure investment is critical to ensure the construction and maintenance of resilient road networks.