Disaster Waste Management Guidelines

Disaster Waste Management Guidelines provided by the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), UN Environment and the Swedish Contingency office (MSB). Read More

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit – Environmental Emergencies in Planning

A study presenting the identified areas for improving linkages between environmental emergency response, contingency planning and preparedness. Read More

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit – Environment Marker

A tool enabling each humanitarian project to identify its potential impact on the local environment, providing guidance on how to address it in a manner which is tailored to the specific country. Read More

UN Environment: APELL Handbook (second edition)

The Second Edition of the Awareness and Preparedness for Emergencies at Local Level (APELL) Handbook. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

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