Links

 

​Read more about Disaster Risk Reduction 

Prevention web: http://www.preventionweb.net: web platform on DRR per country/region, per hazard, per themes

Past Disasters

EM-DAT : http://emdat.be: # deaths, affected people, economic losses (by country and type of hazard)
DESINVENTAR : more detailed, covers 82+ countries (hosted by UNISDR) http://www.desinventar.net
Germanwatch Global Climate Risk Index (extreme weather events, deaths & direct losses): http://germanwatch.org/en/cri
Munich RE NatCatSERVICE : http://www.munichre.com/en/reinsurance/business/non-life/natcatservice/annual-statistics/index.html (requires registration for datasets older than the last year)

Risk per country

INFORM Index for Risk Management (IASC – EU/EC) : http://www.inform-index.org/

World Risk Report (Entwicklung Hilft - UNU) http://worldriskreport.entwicklung-hilft.de/WorldRiskIndex.worldriskindex.0.html

Global Assessment Reports (UNISDR), every 2 years, by country: http://www.preventionweb.net/english/countries/

GFDRR Climate Risk and Adaptation Country Profiles (88 countries): http://sdwebx.worldbank.org/climateportalb/home.cfm?page=country_profile

Early Warning

GDACS - Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System is a cooperation framework between the United Nations, the European Commission and disaster managers worldwide to improve alerts, information exchange and coordination in the first phase after major sudden-onset disasters: http://www.gdacs.org/ 

IASC Early warning services:  http://www.hewsweb.org/hp/

GLEWS -The Joint FAO–OIE–WHO Global Early Warning System for health threats and emerging risks at the human–animal–ecosystems interface http://www.glews.net/

FEWS NET - Famine Early Warning System: http://www.fews.net/