Construction and Hazardous Waste Management in Tajikistan
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.
The UN missions to Tajikistan have identified the …Read More
The Environment and Humanitarian Action Study examines the current state of the integration of environmental concerns into humanitarian operations, and recommends collective action to improve the effectiveness, accountability and sustainability of humanitarian action.
Ensuring that environmental considerations are taken into …Read More
Mainstreaming environment and climate change into humanitarian action
This Topic Guide discusses why humanitarians should care about environment and climate change.
Produced by Evidence on Demand with the assistance of the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the Topic Guide …Read More
Our Planet May 2015 – Healthy Planet, Healthy People
“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 …Read More
Joint UNEP/OCHA Environment Unit (JEU) Missions in 2014
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) respond to environmental emergencies through the Joint UNEP/OCHA Environment Unit (JEU).
JEU combines UNEP’s …Read More
The Debate: Climate Change Endangers Security; Can the Military Help Humanity Respond?
The growing threat of climate-related disasters creates new risks to human and environmental security. It constitutes both an accelerant of instability and a threat multiplier. As …Read More
The International Environmental Emergencies Response System: A Case Study of Supertyphoon Haiyan (Yolanda), The Philippines
The purpose of this paper is to review the multilateral response system for environmental emergencies, using,as a case study, the response to Super …Read More
Haiti Environment and Humanitarian Action (EHA) Country-Level Study
The Environment and Humanitarian Action (EHA) – Haiti country study is one in a series of country-level studies that assess the extent to which environmental concerns have been mainstreamed in …Read More
Addendum to the OECD Guiding Principles on Chemical Accident Prevention, Preparedness and Response to address Natural Hazards Triggering Technological Accidents (Natech) Risk Management
An addendum to the OECD Guiding Principles on Chemical Accident Prevention, Preparedness and Response to …Read More