Library SDC and its partners



​​SDC guidelines on disaster risk reduction​2008​SDC​En  Fr  Sp Ru​The purpose of this publication is to show how SDC is contributing to global efforts to substantially reduce disaster losses in terms of both human life and the social, economic and environmental assets of communities and countries
​DRR in international cooperation: Switzerland's contribution to the protection of lives and livelihood​2011​SDCEn Fr De​The SDC assessed the effectiveness of its DRR commitments in 2010. The assessment provides information about the resources invested by Switzerland for the reduction of risks from natural hazards, the areas in which these investments were made and the results that have been achieved.
​SDC Reference Outcome Indicators regarding Climate, Environment and Disaster Risk Reducton​2016​SDCEn​To support the elaboration of Results Frameworks for country strategies, programmes and projects, SDC elaborated a list of possible ouctome indicators incorporating the following four theme: climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, environment and disaster reduction.



​WFP policy on disaster risk reduction and management​2011​WFPEn​This policy lays out WFP's mandate and comparative advantages, clarifying WFP's focused role in food security-related disaster risk reduction and management. The policy includes principles for WFP's DRR work and a clear set of priorities for improving the quality and effectiveness of its programmes and partnerships to support the most food insecure and vulnerable people.
​Swiss Red Cross and disaster risk reduction​2014​Swiss Red Cross​En​DRR is an increasingly important component of the SRC. In 2013, SRC spent more than 12% of its international programme expenditure for DRR measures and supported 700'000 people in 14 countries in their efforts to reduce risks and build a safer future
​IFRC, A guide to mainstreaming risk reduction and climate change adaptation​2013 ​IFRCEn​This guide has been developed to specifically support Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and IFRC staff to more systematically integrate risk reduction measures into their planning. By describing in detail what key issues need to be considered and when, this guidance aims at ensuring that risk reduction measures are taken into account in different sectors and contexts. It also details the key elements that need to be in place to create an enabling environment.
​Financing sustainable development. The critical role of risk and resilience​2016​UNDP, SDC​En

In 2015, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Swiss Government hosted a series of events around the financing of risk and resilience. This report is in part based on a set of key messages crafted from the work of a technical workshop featuring the involvement of experts from across the aid and financing worlds.

​Unbreakable : Building the Resilience of the Poor in the Face of Natural Disasters​2017​GFDRREn, Fr, Spa

​This report moves beyond asset and production losses and focuses instead on how natural disasters affect people’s well-being. It provides a deeper view of natural disasters than the usual reporting—a view that takes better account of poor people’s vulnerability. It also identifies opportunities for action and policy priorities at the country level, with three main messages.