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Guidelines for Environmental Assessment Following Chemical Emergencies

Guidance document by the Joint UNEP/OCHA Environment Unit to assist the disseminating of information amongst the international community and identifying the exact type of international assistance required. Read More

Humanitarian Needs Overview – Annex III – Developing an environmentally sensitive HNO

Download the two page annex here. Integrating… Read More

Evaluating Climate Vulnerability in Humanitarian Hotspots

This study, conducted in 2019, focuses on the definition of climate vulnerability with operational and political perspectives and deliversĀ guidelines for assessing climate vulnerability in long-term crises, such as in conflict-affected countries and recurrent disaster-prone areas. The research draws on an extensive academic literature review in the fields of biology, political… Read More

Remote Sensing for Risk Analyses in Fragile Contexts

This study, conducted in 2020, sheds light on a variety of potentials and pitfalls of remote sensing for disaster risk analyses in fragile contexts. This topic gains importance in light of the need to formulate more systemic and better-integrated approaches to risk-informed development. Evidence-based policy recommendations encourage organizational learning and… Read More

UNEP/OCHA Joint Environment Unit – Environmental Emergencies Centre Factsheet

This factsheet provides an overview of the Environmental Emergencies Centre (EEC), an online tool designed to strengthen the capacities of national responders and humanitarians to respond to environmental dimensions of emergencies. The UNEP/OCHA Joint Environment Unit (JEU) acts as the custodian of the site. The EEC was established… Read More

UNEP/OCHA Joint Environment Unit – Environmental Emergencies Centre Online Learning Factsheet

This factsheet provides an overview of the five different eLearning modules on the environmental dimensions of disaster prevention, preparedness and response, hosted by the Environmental Emergencies Learning Centre. The courses aim to minimize the human and environmental harm caused by environmental emergencies through strengthened skills and knowledge. The five… Read More

2023 Environment and Emergencies Forum (EEF)

The Environment and Emergencies Forum (EEF) is an inclusive global forum focused on the interface between the environment and humanitarian emergency response. It brings together stakeholders from around the world to showcase progress in… Read More

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