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.

Communication Material

Strategic Advisory Group on Environmental Emergencies (SAGEE) – Forum Booklet (2015)

The Forum Booklet from the 2015 Environmental Emergencies Forum held in Olso, Norway.

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Report / Study

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.

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Guideline

UN Environment – Natural Resources and Conflict: A Guide for Mediation Practitioners

Guidance document produced by UN Environment Programme for stakeholders mediating conflicts and disputes over natural resources.

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Mission Report

Mission Report – Paraguay Electric Depot PCB Fire

This mission report presents the results of a UN expert mission in response to a fire that took place in a transformer depot, at the National Electrical Administration (ANDE) in Paraguay.

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Mission Report

Joint United Nations/Government of Bangladesh Mission – Sundarbans Oil Spill Assessment

This joint UN / Government of Bangladesh mission report outlines the findings of an assessment following an oil tanker accident in the Sundarbans of Bangladesh.

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Communication Material

UNECE – Film on Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents Convention

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

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Guideline

ACAPS – Rapid Humanitarian Assessment in Urban Settings; Technical Brief

A technical brief by ACAPS on improving coordinated needs assessments to improve the quality and accountability of humanitarian response in urban areas.

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Mission Report

OCHA – Flash Appeal for Response to Nepal Earthquake

A report on the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal in 2015, creating large scale damage and a high number of casualties.

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Guideline

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.

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Case Study

UN Environment – Our Planet: Healthy Planet, Healthy People

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

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Case Study

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.

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Guideline

Topic Guide – Mainstreaming Environment and Climate Change into Humanitarian Action

A Topic Guide examinining complex, multi-faceted relationship between climate change, environment and humanitarian action.

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