Monthly Archives October 2015

Guidelines for Rapid Environmental Impact in Disasters

Guidelines for Rapid Environmental Impact in Disasters

The Guidelines for Rapid Environmental Impact in Disasters (REA) provide a means to define and prioritize potential environmental impacts in disaster situations.

The Guidelines is composed of five main parts and ten supporting …


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Practical Sourcebook on Mercury Waste Storage and Disposal

Practical Sourcebook on Mercury Waste Storage and Disposal

We are delighted to announce the launch of a brand-new publication, the product of a cooperation between ISWA and UNEP Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (Chemicals Branch) (UNEP DTIE).

ISWA, together …


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Guidelines for good practice on the storage of chemicals

Guidelines for good practice on the storage of chemicals

The ISSA (International Social Security Association) has published Guidelines for good practice on the storage of chemicals.

The Secretariat for the International Section of the ISSA on Prevention in the Chemical …

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Technical Support to Assessment of River Contamination in the La Pasion River, Guatemala, July 2015

Technical Support to Assessment of River Contamination in the La Pasion River, Guatemala, July 2015

This Summary Mission Report provides main findings and recommendations of the UNEP/OCHA Joint Environment Unit experts in the aftermath of the contamination of river La …


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