Archives for Sudden onset natural disaster

Peru Flooding Report

Environmental Expert Support Mission

Technical Report: Peru Flooding Assessment

Posted by EEC

From 23 March 2017 to 14 April 2017, an environmental expert was deployed to Peru as part of the United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) team. The


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Wetlands International report – Water Shocks

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 …


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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 …


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2017 EEF – Register now!

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 …


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The Strategic Advisory Group on Environmental Emergencies (SAGEE)

The Strategic Advisory Group on Environmental Emergencies (SAGEE)

The Strategic Advisory Group on Environmental Emergencies (SAGEE) reviews the work of the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit and advises the Executive Director of UN Environment and the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and


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The Advisory Group on Environmental Emergencies (AGEE)

The Advisory Group on Environmental Emergencies (AGEE)

No. 30

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The Advisory Group on Environmental Emergencies (AGEE) is a biennial global forum that brings together key government, industry, academic, and non-governmental representatives – policy makers, environmental experts and …


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Technology and Information Sharing in Disaster Relief

Technology and Information Sharing in Disaster Relief

This paper seeks to examine the extent to which technological advances can enhance inter-organizational information sharing in disaster relief. Our case is the Virtual OSOCC (On-Site Operations Coordination Centre) which is a part …


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Hazardous Waste in Humanitarian Crises

Hazardous Waste in Humanitarian Crises

This report, commissioned by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) Emergency Preparedness and Environment Section (EPES) in partnership with the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), was completed by three researchers from …


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