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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

Businesses around the world have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. These resources explore how the private sector has withstood the pandemic and how its resilience can be further built.

3 August 2021

During the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, natural hazards increased disaster risk in countries already managing the outbreak. These resources explore the interlinkages between these hazards and the COVID-19 pandemic.

3 August 2021

COVID-19 does not discriminate, but its impact does. As the pandemic exacerbates existing vulnerabilities, inequalities, poverty and exclusion also impair efforts to contain the outbreak.

Hand holding the wheel of a wheel chair
25 May 2023
This resource guide includes case studies, challenges and best practices to ensure the full participation of persons with disabilities in disaster risk reduction.
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4 May 2023
Risk communication is critical to help the public understand the different types of risks they face, discuss what can be done and take action to manage those risks.
3 August 2021

Drought is a major issue worldwide. This collection provides stories and research regarding different drought solutions.

Floods in Sanamxay district, Lao PDR
11 January 2022
This collection compiles solutions implemented in LDCs to prevent disasters and reduce risk.
8 December 2021
While El Niño and La Niña events can drive disaster risk, understanding these phenomena can help inform early warning and boost preparedness efforts.