What can you do on PreventionWeb

What can you do on PreventionWeb

PreventionWeb is a collaborative knowledge sharing platform on disaster risk reduction (DRR), managed by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR). The site offers a range of knowledge products and services to facilitate the work of DRR professionals.

What is PreventionWeb?

  • 191,600 visitors each month
  • 71,000 entries in the knowledge base
  • 460 pieces of content published each month
    • 206 News articles
    • 154 Publications
  • 11,000 contacts in the mailing list

[1 January -  31 August 2022, retrieved in September 2022]


Knowledge base

A global knowledge base with over 45,000 entries updated daily.

Newsletter updates

A range of periodic updates to your inbox on the latest developments in disaster risk reduction.

Understanding risk

An introduction to disaster risk reduction, key concepts and trends in DRR.


Definitions of key concepts in disaster risk reduction.

Training calendar

A calendar of workshops and webinars.

Academic programmes

A global catalogue of academic programmes by nationally accredited institutions.


Upload your content

Submit news, events, publications to include in our knowledge base.

Share your expertise

Sign up to contribute a blog post, be a guest editor or host a Q&A session.


DRR organizations directory

Find a partner in our global directory, featuring over 8,000 organizations working in DRR.

Event calendar

Meetings and conferences.

Job vacancies

Find a job or hire a new collaborator.

Online workspaces

Free workspaces and mailing groups for disaster risk reduction communities.