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Browse our library of resources and tools for environmental emergency prevention, preparedness and response. Find links to reports, policy documents, tools, guidance documents and communication materials.

Policy Document

Terms of Reference: Working Group on Environmental Analysis for Humanitarian Action

These Terms of Reference details the objectives and the purpose of the Working Group on Remote Environmental Analysis for Humanitarian Action, which has been set up as part of the Coordination of Assessments for Environment in Humanitarian Action (the Joint Initiative)
project. 

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Communication Material

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit – Response Activities Factsheet

This factsheet describes the emergency response services undertaken by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit following assistance requests by Member States.

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Communication Material

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit – IKI Project Factsheet

This factsheet describes the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit's role in the IKI project, an inter-agency project aiming to strengthen climate change adaptation in vulnerable communities.

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Communication Material

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit – FEAT Factsheet

This factsheet describes the Flash Environmental Assessment Tool (FEAT), a tool developed by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit (JEU) to help humanitarians assess the impacts of chemical accidents. 

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Communication Material

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit – Disaster Waste Management Factsheet

This factsheet describes the supporting role the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit (JEU) undertakes during disaster waste management activities. 

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Communication Material

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Factsheet

Factsheet summarizing the work conducted by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit in its role to coordinate expertise for environmental emergencies and integrating environment in humanitarian action.

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Policy Document

Terms of Reference (ToR) Sampling and Analysis Expert

The Terms of Reference for Sampling and Analysis Experts describe the key responsibilities and the specific background and skills of experts deployed by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit during emergency response missions.

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Policy Document

Environmental Peacebuilding Association – Website

The new Environmental Peacebuilding Association brings together researchers, practitioners and decision-makers to share experiences and lessons learned from managing natural resources in conflict-affected settings.

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Tool

The Nexus Environmental Assessment Tool (NEAT+)

A rapid environmental screening tool for humanitarian contexts, which allows humanitarian actors to quickly identify issues of environmental concern before designing longer term emergency or recovery interventions.

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Tool

The Flash Environmental Assessment Tool (FEAT) 2.0

The Flash Environmental Assessment Tool (FEAT) is a tool which helps identify existing or potential acute environmental impacts that pose risks for humans, human life-support functions and ecosystems, following sudden-onset natural disasters.

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Case Study

Moving Energy Initiative – The Costs of Fuelling Humanitarian Aid

Chatham House report on the assessment of energy use by humanitarian organizations and aid operations.

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Policy Document

Terms of Reference (ToR) Disaster Waste Management Expert

The Terms of Reference for Disaster Waste Management Experts describe the key responsibilities and required background and skills of disaster waste management experts deployed by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit during emergency response missions.

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