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.

Training Material

Green Recovery & Reconstruction Toolkit – Module 3: Environmental Impact Assessment Tools and Techniques

Module 3 builds upon Module 2, focusing specifically on assessment tools that can be used to determine the environmental impact of humanitarian projects regardless of project type or sector…

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Training Material

Green Recovery & Reconstruction Toolkit: Training Toolkit for Humanitarian Aid (GRRT)

The GRRT is a toolkit and training program designed to increase awareness and knowledge of environmentally responsible disaster response approaches.

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Report / Study

Groupe URD: Implications of Refugee Settlements on the Natural Environment and on Refugee and Host Community Resilience

A study exploring the environmental impact of forced migration in different contexts.

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Training Material

GRRT Green Guide to Livelihoods

The GRRT is a toolkit and training program designed to increase awareness and knowledge of environmentally responsible disaster response approaches. It explores the links b/n livelihoods, disaster vulnerability, and ecosystems and targets environmental issues related to the implementation of post-disaster livelihoods recovery in multy sector projects.

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Guideline

Guidance Note: Environmental Data and Information in Humanitarian Action

This guidance note informs those wishing to integrate environmental data and information into humanitarian action. It focuses specifically on how both humanitarian and environmental actors can access, share and utilize humanitarian or environmental data in the context of humanitarian preparedness, response and recovery.

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Guideline

Guidance on Humanitarian Response Monitoring

This Humanitarian Response Monitoring Guidance is meant for all actors involved in the preparation of a humanitarian response plan and its monitoring…

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Guideline

Guidelines for Environmental Assessment Following Chemical Emergencies

Guidance document by the Joint UNEP/OCHA Environment Unit to assist the disseminating of information amongst the international community and identifying the exact type of international assistance required.

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Case Study

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…

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Mission Report

Hazard Identification Tool – Samoa Tsunami

This document describes the environmental damages identified through a rapid environmental assessment following a tsunami in Samoa.

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Guideline

Hazard Identification User Guide tool (HIT)

User guide of the Hazard Identification Tool (HIT), a tool for desk research based identification of potential acute life-threatening environmental hazards.

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Guideline

Health & Environment Tools for Effective Decision-Making: The WHO-UNEP Health and Environment Linkages Initiative (HELI)

The Health and Environment Linkages Initiative (HELI) is a global effort by WHO and UN Environment to promote and facilitate action in developing countries to reduce environmental threats to human health, in support of sustainable development objectives.

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Report / Study

Heat, Light and Power for Refugee – Saving Lives, Reducing Costs

Chatham House Report for the Moving Energy Initiative.

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