This section provides access to different web sites and journals of potential interest to the users of the e-atlas.

1. Programmes, institutes and centres working on disaster risk reduction

1.1 World Health Organization (WHO)

WHO Health Action in Crises

WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe), Disaster Preparedness and Response

WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Emergency Preparedness and Humanitarian Action

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Disasters and Humanitarian Assistance

WHO e-atlas of disaster risk for the African Region

WHO e-atlas of disaster risk for the Eastern Mediterranean Region


1.2. Other United Nations Organizations

Global Risk Identification Programme (GRIP)

United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR)

United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) Disaster Management Planning Hyogo Office

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Division of Early Warning and Assessment (DEWA), Global Resource Information Database (GRID)

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT). Risk and disaster management

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reliefweb

United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response  (UN-SPIDER)

United Nations University, Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS)

World Food Programme (WFP). Food security analysis

World Bank – Disaster risk management

World Bank Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR)

World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Disaster Risk Reduction Programme


1.3 Universities

University of Geneva: Centre d'Etude des Risques Géologiques (CERG)

University of Delaware: Disaster Research Center

The George Washington University: Institute for Crisis, Disaster and Risk Management (ICDRM)


1.4 Others

Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC)

inTERRAgate (Benfield UCL Hazard Research Centre, London)

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Earthquake Hazards Program,

World Agency of Planetary Monitoring and Earthquake Risk Reduction (WAPMERR) 

Pacific Disaster Center (PDC)

Regional Disaster Information Center (CRID) – Latin America and the Caribbean


2. Journals


International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters

Journal of Natural Disaster Science

Natural Hazards

Disasters Newsletter (PAHO)