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The Environmental Emergencies Centre resources database contains a large variety of tools, guidelines, reports, publications, legal documents, media and advocacy materials. To find the resources most relevant for you, you can filter the resources according to the environmental emergency phase, type of document, and type of environmental emergency. There is also an advanced search which includes themes and key words, and an option to list resources according to the upload date or user ranking. Some of our resources are available in multiple languages, and should you like to request an additional language or provide feedback on a particular resource, we encourage you to leave a comment and rank the usefulness of that particular resource.
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  • APELLHandbook(2nd_ed.)-Compressed.jpg

    Awareness and Preparedness for Emergencies at Local Level (APELL)

    EEC19 Aug 2015Ratings:

    The 2nd edition of the APELL handbook was launched on 19 August 2015. The launching took place during the first APELL train-the-trainer for the Asia Pacific region, in Bangkok, Thailand.

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    2015 Environmental Emergencies Forum Summary Document

    EEC12 Aug 2015Ratings:

    The Environmental Emergencies Forum (EEF) is a biennial global forum focused on environmental emergencies. This event brings together stakeholders from around the world to improve preparedness, response and overall resilience to environmental emergencies.

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    Construction and Hazardous Waste Management in Tajikistan

    superuser10 Aug 2015Ratings:

    The report provides an overview of activities to support construction and hazardous waste management in the mining town of Shurob in Sughd province in Tajikistan.

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    Rapid Humanitarian Assessment in Urban Settings

    EEC24 Jun 2015Ratings:

    This Technical Brief is intended to be a starting point for improving coordinated needs assessments in urban areas.

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  • EoD_TG_Humanitarian_Environ_Conflict_June2015_1.jpg

    Mainstreaming environment and climate change into humanitarian action

    superuser19 Jun 2015Ratings:

    This Topic Guide discusses why humanitarians should care about environment and climate change.

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  • Our_Planet_Healthy_planet_healthy_people_May_2015.jpg

    Our Planet May 2015 - Healthy Planet, Healthy People

    superuser27 May 2015Ratings:

    “Perhaps nowhere is the importance of a well-managed environment as clear as in human health”, write Achim Steiner, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in a joint editorial of the latest issue of Our Planet. This issue demonstrates, through contributions from leading authors, how environmental risk factors such as pollution, chemical contamination and climate change bring diseases and death. It further emphasizes the importance of reducing environmental threats in order to improve human health. Relevant work carried out by UNEP and its partners in this area is also highlighted.

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