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We Inform

We inform and connect people by providing practical services and tools such as the risk reduction website PreventionWeb, publications on good practices, country profiles and the Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction which is an authoritative analysis of global disaster risks and trends.

Global Assessment Report

The Global Assessment Report (GAR) is a biennial global assessment of disaster risk reduction and comprehensive review and analysis of the natural hazards that are affecting humanity.


Find and share information and connect with the disaster risk reduction community on PreventionWeb - a project of UNDRR launched in 2007 to serve the information needs of the community.


UNDRR develop these basic definitions on disaster risk reduction to promote a common understanding on the subject for use by the public, authorities and practitioners.


UNDRR has published over 200 documents on disaster risk reduction with partners. Search and download them for free here.


Want to know more about what disaster risk reduction activities are happening around the world? Find out here.


The UNDRR Library is an information centre for disaster risk reduction with over 10,000 publications, multimedia products and education resources.

UN Resolutions and Reports

UNDRR and reducing disaster risk is supported by the UN General Assembly Resolutions and the UN Secretary-General Report on the implementation of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction.


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