Resources

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. Read More

MOOC – Online Course on Disasters and Ecosystems

This massive online course aims to enhance knowledge on tackling complex issues such as resilience, transformation, sustainable development, ecosystem management, disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation. Read More

The Environmental Emergencies Guidelines (second edition)

Guidelines developed by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit to help countries receive and provide international assistance in the event of environmental emergencies. Read More

Addendum to the OECD Guiding Principles on Natech Risk Management

The second addendum to the OECD Guiding Principles for Chemical Accident Prevention, Preparedness and Response, which outlines considerations for natural-hazard triggered technological accidents. Read More

The Debate: Climate Change Endangers Security; Can the Military Help Humanity Respond?

This article explores the need for greater linkages and coordination between humanitarian disaster relief organisations and military organizations. Read More

The Minerva Portal – European Commission Joint Research Centre

The MINERVA Portal is a website providing a collection of technical Information and tools supporting EU policy on control of major chemical hazards. Read More

UNHCR, The Environment & Climate Change Report

A UNHCR publication covering topics such as the impacts of climate change on displacement, climate change, armed conflict as well as the role and challenges of the work of UNHCR. Read More

OCHA – Guidelines for Developing a National Environmental Contingency Plan

Guidelines for the development of a national environmental contingency plan provided by UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit (JEU). Read More

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2010 Ukraine Dam Stability

A mission report covering the technical scoping conducted through UNDAC and the EC-MIC, regarding a dam stability assessment in Ukraine. Read More

United Nations Disaster Assessment Coordination (UNDAC) Mission Report – Haiti Earthquake

A summary mission report of the UNDAC mission following the earthquake in Haiti in 2010. Read More

Hazard Identification Tool – Samoa Tsunami

This document describes the environmental damages identified through a rapid environmental assessment following a tsunami in Samoa. Read More

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – Geohazards Risk Assessment

A geohazards risk assessment report on landslides in Honduras conducted by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit in cooperation with the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency. Read More

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