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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

UN Environment – Our Planet: Healthy Planet, Healthy People

A joint editorial from the UN Environment magazine "Our Planet: Healthy Planet, Healthy People" Read More

UNECE – Film on Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents Convention

A film about the UNECE Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents. Read More

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit – Past Activity Report 2015-2017

Compilation of past activities from the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit from 2015 to 2017. Read More

UNHCR Report: Planned Relocation, Disasters and Climate Change

A UNHCR report providing guidance and information regarding planned relocation in relation to disasters and climate change, with the aim to consolidate good practices and preparing for the future. Read More

Terms of Reference (ToR) Geohazards Expert

This document describes the required background and key responsibilities of experts deployed by the JEU during emergency response missions. Read More

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit – Environmental Emergency Risk Index (EERI) Fact Sheet

This fact sheet presents the Environmental Emergency Risk Index (EERI) created by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit. Read More

INFORM – Global Open-Source Index for Risk Management

INFORM is a global, open-source risk assessment for humanitarian crises and disasters. It can support decisions about prevention, preparedness and response. Read More

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Case Study: Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), Philippines

A case study covering the response actions following the Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda that hit the Iloilo Province in the Philippines in December 2013. Read More

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