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.

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Airplane from above
04 Mar 2024
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.
Floods in Sanamxay district, Lao PDR
04 Mar 2024
This collection compiles solutions implemented in LDCs to prevent disasters and reduce risk.
Aerial view of flooded houses
04 Mar 2024
These are key resources to understand more on how climate change increases disaster risk.
04 Mar 2024
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.
04 Mar 2024
This collection contains resources demonstrating how heat stress affects employees' productivity and well-being, as well as how to protect them.
Illustration concept representing big data
12 Jun 2024
Discover artificial intelligence applications ranging from early warning systems to evacuation models, as well as other intriguing disaster risk reduction innovations.
03 Aug 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
04 Mar 2024
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.

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