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.

Policy Document

Terms of Reference (ToR) Environmental Field Advisor

The Terms of Reference for Environmental Field Advisors describe the main tasks of a deployed Environmental Field Advisor.

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Mission Report

UNDAC – Environmental Expert Support Mission – Peru 2017

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

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Report / Study

UN Food and Agriculture Organization – Energy Needs in Humanitarian Settings

The work of the UN's Food and Agriculture organization in partnership with SAFE to provide clean energy in refugee settings.

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Guideline

UNISDR – Words into Action Guide for Man-Made and Technological Hazards

The Words into Action (WiA) Implementation Guide for Man-Made and Technological Hazards made by UNISDR, OCHA and UN Environment.

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Mission Report

Armenia, Chemical Fire – FEAT used to assess damages of chemical fire in Armenia

Chemical risks assessment highlighting risks and prevention measures following a chemical fire in Armenia.

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Tool

MOOC – Environmental Security and Sustaining Peace

A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Environmental Security and Sustaining Peace, which provides an in-depth introduction to the multiple roles that natural resources and the environment play in the onset, escalation, resolution and recovery from violent conflicts.

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Tool

IOMC – Toolbox for Decision Making In Chemicals Management

The IOMC Internet-based Toolbox for Decision Making in Chemicals Management (IOMC Toolbox) aims at providing assistance to countries who wish to address specific national issues regarding chemicals management.

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Case Study

UN Environment Technical Note – Environmental Issues in Areas Retaken from ISIL

A technical note from a rapid scoping mission assessing the environmental issues in areas retaken from ISIL in Iraq.

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Case Study

IChemE – Loss Prevention Bulletin

The Loss Prevention Bulletin (LPB) provided by the Institute of Chemical Engineers, publishing bimonthly case studies sharing industry experience on industrial hazards and accidents.

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Mission Report

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2017 Sierra Leone Floods and Landslides

This report by a UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit expert identifies and assesses secondary environment hazards and impacts during serious floods in Sierra Leone in 2017.

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Communication Material

2017 Environment and Emergencies Forum Chair’s Summary

The Chair's Summary from the 2017 Environment and Emergencies Forum (EEF) global event, where actors connect and act to minimize human impacts from disasters and conflicts, while strengthening resilience to environmental shocks.

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Mission Report

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.

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