Archives for Response

Preparedness and Response for a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency

Preparedness and Response for a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency

New Safety Requirements for Preparedness and Response for a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency has been just published.

This publication is jointly sponsored by 13 international organizations, which is the highest number …


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Natural Resources and Conflict: A Guide for Mediation Practitioners

Natural Resources and Conflict: A Guide for Mediation Practitioners

Natural resources such as land, water, timber, minerals, metals and oil are vitally important sources of livelihoods, income and influence for countries and communities around the globe.

When natural resources are …


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Guidelines for Rapid Environmental Impact in Disasters

Guidelines for Rapid Environmental Impact in Disasters

The Guidelines for Rapid Environmental Impact in Disasters (REA) provide a means to define and prioritize potential environmental impacts in disaster situations.

The Guidelines is composed of five main parts and ten supporting …


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Practical Sourcebook on Mercury Waste Storage and Disposal

Practical Sourcebook on Mercury Waste Storage and Disposal

We are delighted to announce the launch of a brand-new publication, the product of a cooperation between ISWA and UNEP Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (Chemicals Branch) (UNEP DTIE).

ISWA, together …


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Technical Support to Assessment of River Contamination in the La Pasion River, Guatemala, July 2015

Technical Support to Assessment of River Contamination in the La Pasion River, Guatemala, July 2015

This Summary Mission Report provides main findings and recommendations of the UNEP/OCHA Joint Environment Unit experts in the aftermath of the contamination of river La …


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Côte d’Ivoire Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment

Côte d’Ivoire Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment

 The publication is a product of years of work and successful collaboration between UNEP and the Government of Côte d’Ivoire.
UNEP’s analysis spanned a wide range of environmental issues known to have been affected by

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