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Resource guides

Keep up to date with the latest resource guides on the PreventionWeb knowledge base. 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.

31 March 2023
These country profiles have been developed as part of the EU-ACP Programme “Building Disaster Resilience to Natural Hazards in Sub-Saharan African Regions, Countries and Communities”.
Airplane from above
28 July 2022
Airports are a key sector for which the potential impacts of disaster, natural hazards and climate change could be particularly challenging. Understanding and strengthening airport infrastructure is a critical step toward building resilience.
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.