Below is a selection of resources related to avoidable deaths.
- Avoidable Deaths: A Way Ahead – All India Disaster Mitigation Institute, 2018
- Book on Avoidable Deaths: A Systems Failure Approach to Disaster Risk Management – Ray-Bennett, 2018 (For the book review of this book by Professor Mike Petterson, please click here.)
- Avoidable mortality in the UK: 2016 – Office for National Statistics, 2018
- Special Report: Global Warming of 1.5 °C – IPCC, 2018
- Human Development Report 2014: Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience – UNDP, 2014
- Human Development Report 2016: Human Development for Everyone – UNDP, 2016
- Article on The Bangladesh Cyclone of 1991: Why So Many People Died – Chowdhury, Bhuyia, Choudhury and Sen, 1993
- World Disaster Report 2015: Focus on local actors, the key to humanitarian effectiveness – IFRC, 2015
- Article on Learning from Deaths in Disasters: The Case of Odisha, India – Ray-Bennett, 2016
- Economic Losses, Poverty & Disasters: 1998-2017 – CRED and UNISDR, 2018
- When Disasters and Conflict Collide – Overseas Development Institute, 2019
- Cyclone FANI Joint Rapid Needs Assessment Report – Inter Agency Group Odisha, 2019
- Preliminary Report of cyclone ‘FANI’ – Special Relief Commissioner: Revenue & Disaster Management Department, Government of Odisha, 2019
- Mozambique Cyclone Idai Post Disaster Needs Assessment – Government of Mozambique and World Bank, 2019
- Importance of long-term earthquake, tsunami and tropical cyclone data for disaster risk reduction in Bangladesh – Alam, 2019
- Supporting Victims of Overseas Terrorism: Advice for Local Areas – Home Office, 2019
Early Warning Systems
- Trans-Boundary Early Warning Systems (TB-EWS) in Asia – All India Disaster Mitigation Institute, 2019
- The 51st Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 51) Bulletin – IGAD Climate Prediction & Applications Centre, 2019
- Avoidable mortality (precentable and amendable) sub-chapter in Chapter 6 of Health at a Glance: Europe 2016 – OECD, 2016
- Research Report: Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities Around Reproductive Health in Disasters in Belkuchi Upazila, Bangladesh – Ray-Bennett, Corsel and Goswami, 2018
- Policy Brief on Improving the quality of post-abortion care during floods in Belkuchi, Bangladesh Utilizing the RHCC Approach – Ray-Bennett, Corsel and Goswami, 2018
- Policy Brief on The RHCC Approach: Facilitating Opportunities for Reproductive Health Care during a flood in Bangladesh– Ray-Bennett, Corsel and Goswami, 2018
Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
- Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 – UNISDR, 2015
- Journal article on Disasters, Deaths, and the Sendai Goal One: Lessons from Odisha, India – Ray-Bennett, 2018
- Sendai Framework Monitor data now publicly available – UNISDR, 2019
- Implementing the Sendai Framework to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals – UNISDR
- Bracken, L. J., & Oughton, E. A. (2006). ‘What do you mean? ’The importance of language in developing interdisciplinary research. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 31(3), 371-382.
- Chilisa, B. (2017). Decolonising transdisciplinary research approaches: an African perspective for enhancing knowledge integration in sustainability science. Sustainability Science, 12(5), 813-827.
- Franklin, A. L., Grossman, A., Le, J., & Shafer, M. (2019). Creating Broader Research Impacts through Boundary Organizations. Public Administration Review, 79 (2), 215-224.
- Gall, M., Nguyen, K. H., & Cutter, S. L. (2015). Integrated research on disaster risk: Is it really integrated? International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 12, 255–267
- Ismail-Zadeh, A. T., Cutter, S. L., Takeuchi, K., & Paton, D. (2017). Forging a paradigm shift in disaster science. Natural Hazards, 86 (2), 969–988.
- Klein, J. T. (1990). Interdisciplinarity: History, theory, and practice. Wayne state university press.
- Max-Neef, M. A. (2005). Foundations of transdisciplinarity. Ecological economics, 53 (1), 5-16.
- Moser, S., Meerow, S., Arnott, J., & Jack-Scott, E. (2019). The turbulent world of resilience: interpretations and themes for transdisciplinary dialogue. Climatic Change, 153(1-2), 21-40.
- National Resarch Council. (2006). Facing hazards and disasters: Understanding human dimensions. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press
- Panter-Brick, C. (2014). Health, risk, and resilience: Interdisciplinary concepts and applications. Annual Review of Anthropology, 43, 431-448.
- Rhoten, D. (2004). Interdisciplinary research: Trend or transition. Items and Issues, 5 (1–2), 6–11.
- Robinson, J. (2008). Being undisciplined: Transgressions and intersections in academia and beyond. Futures, 40(1), 70-86.
- Sapat, A. (2018). Lost in translation? Integrating interdisciplinary disaster research with policy praxis. Risk analysis.
- Stock, P., & Burton, R. J. (2011). Defining terms for integrated (multi-inter-trans-disciplinary) sustainability research. Sustainability, 3 (8), 1090-1113.
- Stokols, D. (2006). Toward a science of transdisciplinary action research. American journal of community psychology, 38(1-2), 79-93.
- Van den Besselaar, Peter & Heimeriks, Gaston. (2001). Disciplinary, Multidisciplinary, Interdisciplinary – Concepts and Indicators. 8th Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics, Sydney, Australia.
- Wickson, F., Carew, A. L., & Russell, A. W. (2006). Transdisciplinary research: characteristics, quandaries and quality. Futures, 38 (9), 1046-1059.
Word into Action Guidelines
The UNDRR’s Words into Action (WiA) guidelines are designed to provide practical guidance on disaster risk reduction topics. The present guidelines are designed to support countries in developing a national disaster risk reduction strategy that is aligned with the Sendai Framework.