Disaster Risk Reduction

  • Trainer's Guide for Training in Hazard Resistant Construction

    Trainer's Guide for Training in Hazard Resistant Construction in India is to ensure effective training of artisans for vulnerability reduction

  • Training Module for Non-Governmental Organisations on Disaster Risk Management

    Civil society organisations, play a critical role in sustaining various capacity building initiatives undertaken to reduce risks of communities from disasters.This training module aims to strengthen capacities of NGOs to support and sustain community-based disaster risk management initiatives.

  • Training of Trainers Manual on Gender Mainstreaming of Disaster Risk Management

    The manual developed for master trainers, government functionaries and civil society organizations engaged in disaster management, focuses on ways to mainstream gender in disaster risk management processes.

  • Tsunami - India Two Years After

    The report reflects on the progress and contributions made by the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and the United Nations team over a period of two years to support the Indian governments’ efforts in tsunami relief and recovery.

  • Volunteering in India: Contexts, Perspectives and Discourses

    The publication presents the viewpoints and experiences of eminent people and volunteers from different disciplines on the ethos, tradition and diversity of volunteering in the Indian context. It reflects on the challenges and opportunities to volunteering such as changing social structures and new complexities in the social structure; increasing individualization; increasing episodic volunteering; motivations to volunteering, especially amongst youth; and opportunities to volunteering due to conflicts in different parts of the society and growing inequalities.


UNDP's Disaster Risk Reduction Programme supports the vision of India’s 11th Five-Year Plan to work towards ensuring that the "most vulnerable, including women and girls and government at all levels have enhanced abilities to prepare, respond, adapt to and recover from sudden and slow-on-set disasters and environmental changes."