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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.

Mission Report

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2008 The Philippines Spill of pesticides

This mission report describes the finding of a team of experts deployed to the Philippines to assess a pesticides spill following Typhoon Fengshen.

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UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2008 Myanmar Cyclone Nargis

This mission report describes the deployment by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit following Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar.

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UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2008 Albania Explosion

This mission report describes a deployment by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit and UNDAC following an explosion at a ammunition facility in Albania.

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UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2008 Congo Earthquake

This mission report describes the findings of experts deployed to the DRC following earthquakes, where the FEAT tool was applied for the first time in the field.

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Environmental action in response to the Peru Earthquake: an example of best practices

This document details the rapid environmental assessment (REA) and lessons learned from the international response to an earthquake in Peru in 2007.

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Korea oil spill: Coordination between UN & the EU Commission in environmental emergencies

This document describes a Rapid Environmental Assessment (REA) undertaken by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit (JEU) following an oil spill in the Republic of Korea.

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Policy Document

The Rosersberg Initiative (Advisory Group on Environmental Emergencies)

The Rosersberg initiative, created by the Advisory Group on Environmental Emergencies, aims to improve the international environmental emergency response system.

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UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2007 Mongolia Water Pollution

This mission report describes the findings of two experts deployed by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit (JEU) in Mongolia following a sodium cyanide chemical spill.

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UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2007 Madagascar Cyclone Indiala

This mission report describes the Hazard Identification (HIT) tool developed by experts during their deployment to Madagascar as a response to Cyclone Indiala.

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UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2006 Cote d’Ivoire Toxic Waste dump

This mission report describes the findings of a team deployed by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit to identify hazardous chemical dumping sites in Côte d'Ivoire.

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UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2006 Lebanon Oil Spill

This mission report describes the activities of the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit in Lebanon during hostilities between Hezbollah and Israel.

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UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2006 Indonesia Mud Volcano Eruption

This mission report describes the findings of a team deployed by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit to identify the risks associated with the potential eruption of the Mt. Merapi volcano.

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