Heat, Light and Power for Refugees: Saving Lives, Reducing Costs
The Moving Energy Initiative’s flagship report – Heat, Light and Power for Refugees: Saving Lives, Reducing Costs.
The report focuses on the energy needs and use of refugees and displaced …Read More
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 …Read More
Amidst the debris: Environmental impact of conflict in Syria could be disastrous
The ongoing conflict in Syria is likely to have a disastrous impact on the environment and public health, according to a new study published by PAX.
Four years …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
Disaster Waste Management Guidelines
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These guidelines represent the knowledge and lessons learned on disaster waste management and provide national authorities and international relief experts with sound and practical knowledge on how to manage disaster waste.
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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 …Read More
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
Initial Flood Response Plan for Myanmar August to December 2015
Heavy rains have caused floods and landslides in several parts of Myanmar since June 2015. On 30 July, Cyclone Komen made landfall in Bangladesh, bringing strong winds and additional heavy …Read More