Welcome to PreventionWeb, the global knowledge sharing platform for disaster risk reduction and resilience

Latest additions
A cyclist rides past a destroyed car dealership in the aftermath of the 1994 Northridge earthquake
Oregon State University researchers developed a model to predict the resilience of local and regional infrastructure networks and the recovery time for impacted communities following a massive earthquake and tsunami in the Cascadia Subduction Zone.
Oregon State University
Turkana women from Kenya look at images and video
Young volunteers in the east African nation are spreading the word about extreme weather such as drought as climate change worsens.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org
Mt. Fagradalsfjall erupting in Grindavík, Iceland
Climate change is causing the widespread warming of our land, oceans and atmosphere. Apart from this, it also has the potential to increase volcanic activity, affect the size of eruptions, and alter the “cooling effect” that follows volcanic eruptions.
Conversation Media Group, the
What can you do

Upload your content

News, publications, events, training, jobs for the DRR community

New to PreventionWeb?

Discover our full range of services


Subscribe to our alerts

Resource guides

This collection compiles selected publications from the Disaster Preparedness Programme (DP) in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Words into Action
Implementation guides for the Sendai Framework
Learning from Past Disasters

Hurricane Harvey yielded extensive damage across the Southern United States, especially Texas.


These women are the 15 finalists for the 2022 Women’s International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction Excellence Leadership Award, proudly sponsored by SM Prime.
Twelve inspiring women are the finalists for the 2022 Rising Star Women’s International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction Leadership Award.
Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030