The Loss Prevention Bulletin (LPB), published bimonthly by the Institute of Chemical Engineers, shares industry experience on industrial hazards and accidents. The LPB is an opportunity for other organizations to learn from others’ experiences, and consequently improve their own …Read More
Comments Sought for Guidelines on Man-made/Technological Hazards
A consultative version of the Word-into-Actions Guideline on Man-made/Technological Hazards has just been published on Preventionweb. The development of the guideline has been a collaborative effort between UNISDR, UN Environment and OCHA.
This …Read More
The FEAT Pocket Guide Version 2.0 is now available!
The Flash Environmental Assessment Tool (FEAT) helps to identify existing or potential acute environmental impacts that pose risks for humans, human life-support functions and ecosystems, following sudden-onset natural disasters. FEAT focuses …Read More
The 2017 Environment and Emergencies Forum registration is now open!
The 2017 EEF will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, from 26 to 28 September 2017. Join us for three days of interactive dialogue, inspiring sessions and networking opportunities. The Environment …Read More
Joint Meeting of the Chemicals Committee and the Working Party on Chemicals, Pesticides and Biotechnology
AGEING OF HAZARDOUS INSTALLATIONS – Series on Chemical Accidents
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Ageing of hazardous installations has been the subject of increasing attention …Read More
Technology and Information Sharing in Disaster Relief
This paper seeks to examine the extent to which technological advances can enhance inter-organizational information sharing in disaster relief. Our case is the Virtual OSOCC (On-Site Operations Coordination Centre) which is a part …Read More
Synthesis Report: Special Session on Facilities handling Hazardous Substances with Ownership Change
The OECD Working Group on Chemical Accidents (WGCA) organised a special session on “Facilities Handling Hazardous Substances with Ownership Change” in Paris on 23 October 2014. This event …Read More
Georgia Environmental Performance Reviews – Third Review. UNECE
This third Environmental Performance Review (EPR) of Georgia takes stock of progress made by the country in the management of its environment since it was peer reviewed for the second time in …Read More
Hazardous Waste in Humanitarian Crises
This report, commissioned by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) Emergency Preparedness and Environment Section (EPES) in partnership with the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), was completed by three researchers from …Read More
Vegetation Fires and Global Change: Towards enhancing fire management and wildfire preparedness capacities
The state of vegetation fire science provides rationale for the way to address and empower society to deal with increasing wildfire threats and the responsible use of …Read More