Environment, Health and Safety report now publicly available
By superuser on 19 Jan 2015
An addendum to the OECD Guiding Principles on Chemical Accident Prevention, Preparedness and Response to address Natural Hazards Triggering Technological Accidents (Natech) Risk Management has just
UNDAC Team in Bangladesh to support clean up efforts of oil spill
By himalikiran on 23 Dec 2014
A team from the United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) has arrived Bangladesh to support the cleanup efforts of the oil
Urging the 20th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to “act now”
By superuser on 10 Dec 2014
9 December 2014 – Urging the 20th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework
By superuser on 04 Dec 2014
INFORM is a global, open-source risk assessment for humanitarian crises and disasters. It can support decisions about prevention, preparedness and response.
INFORM is a new way to measure the risk of humanitarian crises …Read More
FEAT used in EU TWIST exercise
By EEC on 31 Oct 2013
The recent EU TWIST exercise in Italy features FEAT methodology to identify environmental impacts in a humanitarian disaster setting.
The recent TWIST (Tidal Wave in Southern Tyrrhenian Sea) …Read More
Environmental Emergency Training in Liberia
By EEC on 23 Oct 2013
Representatives from the Liberian Government, UN, NGOs and private sector are meeting this week in Liberia to strengthen their preparedness for environmental emergencies.
A Beyond Response: better preparedness for …Read More
Climate change displacement
By EEC on 14 Oct 2015
Governments from 110 countries have endorsed a programme of action to protect people displaced by disaster and climate change.
Ministers and senior civil servants have been meeting in Geneva as part …Read More
World Humanitarian Summit
By EEC on 13 Aug 2014
Reducing vulnerability and managing risk
The World Humanitarian Summit regional consultation for North and South-East Asia was held in Tokyo, Japan on 23 and 24 July 2014. It was co-hosted by …Read More
Climate Change is Making the World More Dangerous
By EEC on 15 Jul 2014
“Disasters including storms, floods and heatwaves have increased fivefold since the 1970s”
Eight Ways Climate Change is Making the World More DangerousRead More
Article by Suzanne Goldenberg …