Disaster Waste Management Guidelines (DWMG) Online


Welcome to the online edition of the Disaster Waste Management (DWM) Guidelines. This section contains the relevant tools and general information for those who plan to deploy on disaster waste management missions and those dealing with disaster waste management.

We recommend reading the Disaster Waste Management Guidelines PDF first, or in addition to this online guidance.  To navigate through this section use the side menu as well as the arrow navigation buttons to go back and forth between pages.


  1. Welcome
  2. Getting Started
  3. Hazard Types and Waster Characteristics
  4. Different Types of Waste
  5. Disaster Waste Management Phases
  6. Tools and Tips
  7. A Guidance for DWM Contingency Planning
  8. Further Reading
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