World Disasters Report

World Disasters Report 2013 Technology and the future of humanitarian action

World Disasters Report 2012 - Focus on forced migration and displacement

Forced displacement is one of the most acute and visible consequences of disasters and conflict....

World Disasters Report 2010 - Urban Risk

Download the complete report   (5.2 Mb, 220 pages) ePub version ePub file can be read on any eboo...

World Disasters Report 2008 - Focus on HIV and AIDS

“ The link between vulnerability to HIV and humanitarian disaster has long been recognized; yet w...

World Disasters Report 2011- Focus on hunger and malnutrition

“ Hunger and malnutrition are the worst enemies of humankind. They deny to children – even at bir...

World Disasters Report 2009 - Focus on early warning, early action

“ Timely, preventive response to disaster risk requires effective early warning systems that are...

World Disasters Report 2007 - Focus on discrimination

" Hurricane Katrina is now symbolic of what happens even in the most 'developed' of countries, wh...

From 1993 to 2006

The World Disasters Report is about people and disasters. It is about those vulnerable people who are most likely to be affected by disasters and the local institutions which provide the mainstay of disaster prevention, preparedness and relief. The first edition appeared in 1993. You can find out more about those previous edition here.

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New Red Cross Red Crescent Report: Over 72 million forcibly displaced globally

Over 72 million people, more than one in every hundred of the world’s citizens, are now forcibly...

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with 189 member National Societies. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality. About this site & copyright