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UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit – Rapid Environmental Assessment – Fuel Spill and Fire in Kenya

This mission report covers the deployment of a team undertaking a rapid environmental emergency assessment in the aftermath of a pipeline explosion in Nairobi in 2011. Read More

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – Disaster Waste Management Assessment, Ghana

This mission report describes a rapid disaster waste management assessment undertaken by a team of experts following flash flooding in Ghana in 2011. Read More

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2010 Nigeria Lead Pollution

This mission report describes the findings of a team deployed by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit following a lead pollution emergency in Nigeria. Read More

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2008 Turks and Caicos Islands Tropical storm

This mission report describes the environmental assessment conducted following Hurricane Ike in the Turks and Caicos Islands Read More

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2008 Zanzibar Power Outage Zanzibar

This mission report describes a deployment by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint unit following a power outage in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Read More

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2008 Congo Earthquake

This mission report describes the findings of experts deployed to the DRC following earthquakes, where the FEAT tool was applied for the first time in the field. Read More

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2007 Madagascar Cyclone Indiala

This mission report describes the Hazard Identification (HIT) tool developed by experts during their deployment to Madagascar as a response to Cyclone Indiala. Read More

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2006 Cote d’Ivoire Toxic Waste dump

This mission report describes the findings of a team deployed by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit to identify hazardous chemical dumping sites in C̫te d'Ivoire. Read More

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2006 Lebanon Oil Spill

This mission report describes the activities of the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit in Lebanon during hostilities between Hezbollah and Israel. Read More

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2005 Somalia Toxic Waste

This mission report describes the activities undertaken by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit following the alleged presence of toxic waste on the Somali coastline. Read More

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2004 Congo Uranium Mine Collapse

This mission report describes an inter-agency mission which assessed potential contamination following an uranium mine collapse in Congo. Read More

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2004 Sudan Darfur Protracted Crisis

This mission report describes the environmental assessments of experts deployed by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit during conflict in Sudan. Read More

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