Resources

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.

Case Study

PAX – Scorched Earth and Charred Lives

A report by PAX for Peace regarding Syria۪s oil industry, the rise of makeshift oil refining and the issues arising from these practices.

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Case Study

Technology and Information Sharing in Disaster Relief through the Virtual OSOCC

A research paper exploring how technological advances can improve inter-organizational information sharing during disaster relief coordination.

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Mission Report

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.

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Mission Report

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.

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Tool

MOOC – Online Course on Disasters and Ecosystems

This massive online course aims to enhance knowledge on tackling complex issues such as resilience, transformation, sustainable development, ecosystem management, disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation.

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Communication Material

The Inter-Agency Coordination Group Brochure on Industrial and Chemical Accidents

This brochure presents the specific work of international organizations and institutions regarding the prevention, preparedness and response to chemical and industrial accidents.

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Report / Study

Wetlands International – Water Shocks: Wetlands and Human Migration in the Sahel

A Wetlands International report on the situation of wetlands and human migration in the Sahel.

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Case Study

Environment and Disaster Management – Investigation of Environmental Issues in Cash Transfer Programming

Project led by LSE Students which investigates the environmental issues associated with cash transfer programming.

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Guideline

The Environmental Emergencies Guidelines (second edition)

Guidelines developed by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit to help countries receive and provide international assistance in the event of environmental emergencies.

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Guideline

IAEA – Joint Radiation Emergency Management Plan of International Organizations

The Joint Emergency Management Plan of International Organizations (Joint Plan) describes the inter-agency framework of preparedness for and response to an actual, potential or perceived nuclear or radiological emergency.

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Report / Study

The Sidelined Cross-Cutting Issue: Mainstreaming Environment into the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Cluster

A masters thesis examining the the current state of environmental mainstreaming in humanitarian assistance with the aim to identify the main barriers hindering the systematic integration of environmental concerns.

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Policy Document

Terms of Reference (ToR) Environmental Expert in Emergencies

The Terms of Reference for Environmental Experts in Emergencies describe the main tasks of a deployed Environmental Expert in a humanitarian setting.

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