Collections: Topic guides

Keep up to date with the latest topic guides on the PreventionWeb knowledge base. These pages bring together a selection of reference material on various disaster risk reduction topics and emerging trends.

Poverty
04 Mar 2024
You can’t talk about disaster risk reduction without talking about inequality. This collection compiles resources on the ways disadvantaged social groups are affected by hazards.
Waste laying on the streets in Nigeria. Yellow tricycles pass the waste along the road.
18 Jan 2024
Consumption and production patterns must be re-orientated to prevent over-extraction of resources and environmental degradation, which are drivers of disaster risk.
Juba
31 Mar 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”.
Glass building and tree cover
04 Mar 2024
This collection compiles stories from around the world on how to reduce heatwave risk.
This image shows a group of people demonstrating. They are holding a large green banner that says" Climate change is a health emergency".
04 Mar 2024
Climate change impacts human health and strains heavily burdened health services everywhere. Health-related risks linked to climate change range widely, from increased transmission of vector-borne diseases to decreased access to services after disasters.
 A little girl drink water from outdoor tap which water supplied by drilling well
04 Mar 2024
People around the world are supported by an intricate mesh of water, sanitation and drainage systems. When these systems are neglected for prolonged periods of time or exposed to natural hazards and disasters, the systems become vulnerable to collapse.
Telecommunication mast TV antennas wireless technology with blue sky in the morning
04 Mar 2024
The global economy is increasingly digital. The internet and other information and communication technologies are changing the way individuals, businesses and governments operate. Their resilience to disasters and their ability to recover is crucial.
Containers ship and ports freight load unloading by crane forwarding industry import export international worldwide, business services transportation of goods in ocean waters Asia Pacific and Europe
04 Mar 2024
Global supply chains and transport networks form the backbone of the global economy, fuelling trade, consumption and economic growth. Disruptions to supply chains can prove costly.

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