Environmental Emergencies Preparedness and FEAT Training -Tbilisi, Georgia

In late November 2015, he UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit delivered three-day training on Environmental Emergencies Preparedness and Flash Environmental Assessment Tool (FEAT) in Tbilisi, Georgia on 24-26 November 2015. The training saw participation of 30 representatives of the Emergency Management Agency, Ministries of Environment and Natural Resources Protection and Economics… Read More

Bento Rodrigues Mining Dam Collapse – Brazil

On November 5th, two iron ore tailing dams collapsed in Minas Gerais State, Brazil, spilling liquid waste into the town of Bento Rodrigues. Nine people were killed and thousands have been affected. Bento Rodrigues is located in southeastern Brazil, with a population of 620. The town hosts an iron ore… Read More

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