Top 15 Suggested Readings on Eco-DRR

  1. Ecosystem-Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation in Practice. Renaud, F.G., Sudmeier-Rieux, K., Estrella, M., Nehren, U. (Eds. Advances in natural and technological hazards research ( 42 (2016)
  2. The Role of Ecosystems in Disaster Risk Reduction. Renaud, F., Sudmeier, K. and Estrella, M. (eds) (2013). Tokyo: United Nations University Press. 
  3. Ecosystem Approach to DRR: Basic Concepts and Recommendations to Governments, with a special focus on Europe. Sudmeier, K and PEDRR. (2013). Basis for a draft recommendation for the EUR-OPA agreement.
  4. Environment Disaster Linkages. Community, Environment and Disaster Risk Management, Volume 9. (2012). Shaw, R. and Tran, P. (eds). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
  5. Environmental Guidance Note for Disaster Risk Reduction. (2009). Sudmeier, K. and Ash, N. Gland: IUCN
  6. Promoting Ecosystems for Disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, (2015), UNEP and PEDRR.
  7. Safe havens : protected areas for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, (2014). Murthi, R. and Buyck, B., IUCN
  8. Ecosystems, Livelihoods and Disasters. An Integrated Approach to Disaster Risk Management. Sudmeier, K. (2006). Gland: IUCN
  9. Natural Coastal Protection: Coastal Ecosystems Reducing Risks from Natural Hazards and Climate Change. (2012). A series of publication on coastal ecosystems
  10. In the Front Line. Shoreline Protection and Other Ecosystem Services From Mangroves and Coral Reefs. UNEP WCMC. (2006). Cambridge: UNEP WCMC.
  11. Convenient Solutions to an Inconvenient Truth, (2010) World Bank.
  12. World Risk Report. (2011). UNU. Tokyo: United Nations University EHS.
  13. Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX), IPCC Special Report, (2011) IPCC .
  14. Natural Hazards, Unnatural Disasters, (2010) The World Bank
  15. Ecosystem Approach to Disaster Risk Reduction. National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) (2012). New Delhi: NIDM.
  16. Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. Ecosystems and Human Well-being: Current State and Trends, Vol 1. Scholes, R (eds). (2003). Washington: Island Press.
  17. Measuring Vulnerability to Natural Hazards. Birkmann, J. (eds). (2006). Tokyo: United Nations University Press
  18. Ecosystem-based Adaptation: a natural response to climate change, (2009), IUCN.
  19. Natural solutions: protected areas helping people cope with climate change, (2010), IUCN.
  20. Technologies for Climate Change Adaptation – Coastal Erosion and Flooding, (2010) UNEP.
  21.  An economic analysis of ecosystem-based adaptation and engineering options for climate change adaptation in Lami Town, Republic of the Fiji Islands, (2013) UNEP, SPREP, Rao N.S., Carruthers T.J.B., Anderson P., et. al. 
  22. PEDRR Briefing Paper on Implementing the SFDRR and 2030 Agenda
  23. Syntesis Report on Experiences with Ecosystem-based approached to climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction
  24. Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate – Source Book 

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