The UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit (JEU) provides Member States and people directly affected by environmental emergencies with a multilateral “one stop shop” to mobilise specilised humanitarian assistance. Since its creation, the JEU
14 September 2017 | Comments Off on Response to the Chemical Fire at the Nairit Rubber Plant, Armenia
Following a chemical fire on 28 August 2017 at the Nairit plant in Yerevan, Armenia, the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit, coordinated the deployment of three international experts to support the assessment of chemical hazards. The experts provided assistance to national …
23 April 2017 | Comments Off on Flash Environmental Assessment Tool (FEAT) 2.0
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
The second edition of the Environmental Emergencies Guidelines are now available and can be found online in English, French and Spanish. The Russian translation of the Guidelines will be available by the end of the year on the EEC as …