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.

Mission Report

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.

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Mission Report

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2005 Guyana Floods

This mission report describes the results of a mission by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit following mass-flooding and a potential dam collapse in Guyana.

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UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami

This mission report describes the rapid environmental assessments by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit following the Indian Ocean Tsunami in 2004.

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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.

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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.

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UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2003 Oil Spill Pakistan

This mission report details the deployment of experts following an oil spill in Pakistan, which include recommendations advocating for the creation of a ecosystem restoration framework.

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Mission Report

Chernobyl accident, a continuing catastrophe: Post disaster assessment

This publication details a post-disaster assessment involving the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit, which evaluated the long-term impacts of the Chernobyl nuclear accident.

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UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2000 Romania Dam Break

This mission report details the activities of a UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit team deployed following a cyanide spill in Romania.

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Mission Report

UNDAC – Mission Report of Earthquake Emergency, Turkey

This mission report details the activities of a United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) response team following the Turkey earthquake of August 1999.

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Mission Report

UNDAC Mission Report – 1997 Indonesian Fires

This mission report details the activities of a United Nations Disaster Assessment Coordination team in Indonesia following wildfires in the region.

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Report / Study

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.

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Policy Document

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).

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