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Joint UNEP/OCHA Environment Unit Missions in 2014

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) respond to environmental emergencies through the Joint UNEP/OCHA...

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The JEU is celebrating its 20 year anniversary

Tuesday 1 July 2014 marks the 20 year anniversary of successful cooperation between the United Nations Environment Programme and the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Since its...

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Environmental Emergency Risk Index (EERI)

What is the EERI? The EERI builds upon existing humanitarian, development and environmental performance indices, primarily the InfoRM1. InfoRM is a way to measure the risk of humanitarian crises that...

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World: Keeping up with megatrends

A study on the implications of climate change and urbanization for environmental emergency preparedness and response Climate change: Climate-related disasters affected an estimated 2.6 billion people...

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Guidelines for Environmental Emergencies

The response to environmental impacts of natural disasters and complex emergencies, as well as industrial accidents, often requires a level of technical expertise that is beyond the capacity of...

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Disaster Waste Management Guidelines - Edition 2

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...

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Disaster Waste Management Guidelines

Introduction Disasters and conflicts can generate large quantities of solid and liquid waste that threaten public health, hinder reconstruction and impact the environment. Disaster waste (DW) can be...

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Outil d’Evaluation environnementale rapide (FEAT)

Les désastres naturels tels que les tremblements de terre, les inondations et les ouragans peuvent provoquer des dégâts sur les infrastructures mais aussi des effets secondaires néfastes pour...

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