UNEP-Norway Partnership Training Resource Library for Reducing Pollution Risks Associated with the Energy Sector

Finding substantial reserves of oil and natural gas offers significant opportunities for the social, economic and political development of any country. However, oil & gas exploitation can also pose significant risks, from major accidents as well as from routine operations that cause serious environmental damage. Without adequate safeguards… Read More

Mapping the Green Economy: A Case of Venezuelan refugees and migrants in Brazil

This latest report on Green Jobs maps the green economy in Brazil, supporting the development of strategies that UNHCR can adopt to further the labour integration of Venezuelan refugees and migrants in the country. The study aims at quantifying and locating green jobs in Brazil, understanding the labour situation Read More

Colombia NEAT+ Environmental Scoping Report and Recommendations, November 2019

Environmental Situation Analysis, Preparedness
The purpose of the mission was to highlight key areas of environmental risk in UNHCR's programming in the CAI and neighbouring Chichituy host community while applying and promoting the Nexus Environmental Assessment Tool (NEAT+). Read More

Environment in COVID-19 humanitarian response in Latin America and the Caribbean

UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Latin America and Caribbean Office have developed a policy paper setting out the response services that UNEP can offer in the region. Both through continuing support to ongoing emergencies and response to new requests for support from governments and other UN agencies, UNEP will focus support on: Read More

The Bahamas: Rapid assessment of acute environmental risks after Hurricane Dorian

This report provides an overview of the response to the environmental impacts of Hurricane Dorian. Dorian made landfall as a Category 5 hurricane in The Bahamas on 1 September 2019, leaving a trail of devastation behind. Read More

Haiti Environment and Humanitarian Action Country Study

The Environment and Humanitarian Action (EHA) Haiti country study is one in a series of country-level studies that assess the extent to which environmental concerns have been mainstreamed in humanitarian action. In April 2015, JEU supported by Groupe URD to undertook a mission to Haiti to look at environmental mainstreaming in the humanitarian response Read More

CDEMA, Early Warning System Toolkit

A collection of resources and guidance on early warning systems provided by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA). Read More

Waste Management Mission Report – Dominica

A mission report covering the aftermath and disaster waste management of the two devastating hurricanes that struck the Caribbean islands in September 2017. Read More

UNDAC – Environmental Expert Support Mission – Peru 2017

Mission Report from UNDAC Environmental Expert Support Mission following a flooding emergency in Peru in 2017. Read More

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2016 Haiti Hurricane Matthew

This mission report describes the finding of an environmental expert in Haiti, who was deployed to assess water contamination in 2016 following Hurricane Mathew. Read More

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – Bolivia Droughts

This mission report describes the finding of technical experts deployed to support drought response in Bolivia. Read More

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – Ecuador Earthquake

This report describes the rapid environmental assessment conducted by experts following an earthquake in Ecuador. Read More

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