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What role do women play in disaster risk governance?
Photo: Lourdes Ardón | UNDAC
Women play a significant role in disaster response and recovery stages specifically at household level. However, their roles in organizational decision making, particularly in disaster …
Joint UN Environment/OCHA Mission in Response to Colombian Oil Spill
Following a request from the Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia, a Joint UN Environment/OCHA mission has been deployed to support the Government in the evaluation of …
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 …
Survey: Help with the updating of the OECD Guiding Principles for Chemical Accidents
The OECD Guiding Principles for Chemical Accident Prevention, Preparedness and Response are being updated and revised. Visitors to the EEC are asked to provide their feedback on …
Download the Inter-Agency Coordination Group brochure on industrial and chemical accidents here!
The long awaited brochure of the Inter-Agency Coordination Group for Industrial and Chemical Accidents has been finalized and is now available for download.
The Inter-Agency Coordination Group is …
Wetlands International – Water Shocks: Wetlands and Human Migration in the Sahel
New report: Degradation of wetlands in the Sahel is wrecking lives, driving migration
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On May 3 2017, Wetlands International launched a report on the relationship …
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 …