The DRR Knowledge Base

Explore the latest on disaster risk and resilience from around the world: news, research, policies and publications.

Contribute your content

The Knowledge Base is a collaborative effort of the DRR community, updated and reviewed daily by PreventionWeb editors.

Highlights

Top stories and editors' picks from the most recent additions.

Explore the Knowledge Base

PreventionWeb's knowledge base contains more than 75,000 entries and is updated daily.

Bookshelves in a library.
Type of content
Explore all updates by their type: news, publications, resource guides and more.
Thai people making sandbags to prevent flooding during the monsoon season in Bangkok, Thailand
Themes
Explore by the DRR theme: Human, economic, governance, science, environment and more.
Different symbols of hazards and disasters.
Hazards
Explore by the hazard type: floods, heat, landslides, drought and more.
Airplane from above
Topic guides
Keep up to date with various DRR topics and emerging trends.
Logo of PreventionWeb

We want to hear your experience

Do you frequently or occasionally access PreventionWeb? What is your experience on the website? Were you able to locate the information you were seeking, and what are your plans for using the information you found?

Tell us about it! We highly value your feedback and perspective as essential for our continuous improvement, ensuring our relevance and significance for professionals engaged in disaster risk reduction.

Disaster risk solutions

Concrete innovations, inventions, and strategies are reducing the impacts of disasters worldwide. These practical case studies and proven strategies address various aspects of disaster risk.

The documented successes, measurable achievements, avoided disasters, and tangible outcomes serve as lessons for those planning actions to enhance resilience, reduce vulnerability, and protect communities from the adverse effects of disasters.

 People bringing sandbags to prevent flooding in Bangkok, Thailand

Understand and join the DRR community

Exchanging with community members in Rodriak South Sudan
DRR Community Voices
Discover personal stories and perspectives from the disaster risk reduction trenches.

Hazards do not have to turn into disasters.

To break the vicious cycle of "Disaster, respond, recover, repeat.", we need a better understanding of disaster risk, in all its dimensions.

Is this page useful?

Yes No Report an issue on this page

Thank you. If you have 2 minutes, we would benefit from additional feedback (link opens in a new window).