UNEP Governing Council Decision, session 26 (UNEP/GC.26/15)

This policy document describes the twenty-sixth session of the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme, themed around environmental emergency response and preparedness. Read More

FACTS Chemical Accident Database (Failures and Accidents Technical Information System)

The FACTS website and knowledge hub is an accident database containing information on more than 25,700 industrial accidents and incidents involving hazardous materials or dangerous goods. Read More

Environmental Emergencies Book – Learning from multilateral response to disasters

The Environmental Emergencies Book by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit compiles the lessons learnt from fifteen years of multilateral disaster responses. Read More

APELL Multi-Hazard Training Kit for Local Authorities

APELL multi-hazard training kit for local authorities for community vulnerability reduction, prevention, and preparedness. Read More

First Triplex Simulation Exercice 2008 Report

This report describes the outcomes of the first TRIPLEX simulation exercise, which field tested the cooperation of key resources by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit. Read More

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. Read More

The Rosersberg Initiative (Advisory Group on Environmental Emergencies)

The Rosersberg initiative, created by the Advisory Group on Environmental Emergencies, aims to improve the international environmental emergency response system. Read More

CARE International – Rapid Environmental Impact in Disasters Guidelines

These guidelines provide information on the Rapid Environmental Assessment tool, which is designed to identify, define, and prioritize potential environmental impacts in disaster situations Read More

Strategic Advisory Group on Environmental Emergencies (SAGEE) Past Reports

These reports detail the previous meetings of the Strategic Advisory Group on Environmental Emergencies (SAGEE) since 1995. Read More

First report of the Advisory Group on Environmental Emergencies

This report details the first meeting of the Advisory Group on Environmental Emergencies (AGEE), which created the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit (JEU). Read More

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