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 …Read More
Vegetation Fires and Global Change: Towards enhancing fire management and wildfire preparedness capacities
The state of vegetation fire science provides rationale for the way to address and empower society to deal with increasing wildfire threats and the responsible use of …Read More
Nepal Environment and Humanitarian Action (EHA) Country-Level Study
The Nepal Environment and Humanitarian Action (EHA) country-level study is one in a series of studies undertaken by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) / UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian …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
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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Integration of Environmental Emergencies in Preparedness and Contingency Planning
A report prepared for OCHA and UNEP upon request of the Advisory Group on Environmental Emergencies (AGEE)
In response to the growing need for improved preparedness for environmental emergency response, including …Read More
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
Environment Marker is a tool which gives possibility to ensure that any negative impact on the local environment of a humanitarian project is reduced as much as possible.
Through simple coding using the letters A, B and C, …Read More
Awareness and Preparedness for Emergencies at Local Level (APELL)
The 2nd edition of the APELL handbook was launched on 19 August 2015. The launching took place during the first APELL train-the-trainer for the Asia Pacific region, in Bangkok, Thailand.
The …Read More
2015 Environmental Emergencies Forum Summary Document
The Environmental Emergencies Forum (EEF) is a biennial global forum focused on environmental emergencies. This event brings together stakeholders from around the world to improve preparedness, response and overall resilience to environmental emergencies.
The …Read More