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UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Case Study: Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), Philippines

Case Study

This paper provides a review of the multilateral response system for environmental emergencies, using the response mission to Super Typhoon Haiyan conducted by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit as a case study.

The paper aims to highlight a number of strategic challenges that should be addressed so as to increase the effectiveness of the response. This paper is based on the author’s personal perceptions and experiences but also draws on other publications covering this topic.

Consult the paper here.

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