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 (JEU) – Hazardous Waste Management in Tajikistan

Mission report concerning construction and hazardous waste management training and support in Tajikistan.

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Report / Study

OCHA – Myanmar Initial Flood Response Plan; August to December 2015

The 2015 Myanmar's Initial Flood Response Plan by OCHA, which called for $75.5 million to cover the needs of over 580,000 people in six regions that were affected by floods in summer of 2015.

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Case Study

PAX – Amidst the debris; A study on the environmental and public health impact of Syria’s conflict

A case study of the disastrous environmental and public health impacts due to the ongoing conflict in Syria.

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Policy Document

OECD research paper – Ageing of Hazardous Installations

A OECD Working Group on Chemical Accidents (WGCA) report on the risks and challenges related to the ageing of hazardous installations.

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Guideline

IAEA Safety Standard: Preparedness and Response for a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency

This safety requirements publications by IAEA aims to strengthen preparedness and response for nuclear or radiological emergencies.

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Case Study

UNECE – Environmental Performance Review – Georgia

The third Environmental Performance Review of Georgia, conducted in 2016 by UNECE.

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Case Study

Environment and Humanitarian Action Country Study – Afghanistan

A case study providing analysis and assessment of the extent to which environmental concerns have been mainstreamed in humanitarian action in Afghanistan.

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Case Study

Environment and Humanitarian Action Country Study – Nepal

A case study providing analysis and assessment of the extent to which environmental concerns have been mainstreamed in humanitarian action in Nepal.

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Case Study

Environment and Humanitarian Action Country Study – Haiti

A case study providing analysis and assessment of the extent to which environmental concerns have been mainstreamed in humanitarian action in Haiti.

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Communication Material

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit (JEU) Missions in 2016 – Fact Sheet

Infographic presenting the response missions conducted by the JEU in 2016.

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Guideline

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.

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Mission Report

UNDAC Disaster Response Preparedness Mission – Mosul Dam, Iraq

A mission report from the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission mapping of dam failure scenarios for Mosul Dam in Iraq.

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