INSARAG Guidelines for Urban Search and Rescue Teams (USAR)

Guidelines made in 2015 by the International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG) to ensure better coordination during earthquake responses. 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: APELL Handbook (second edition)

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

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Case Study: Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), Philippines

A case study covering the response actions following the Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda that hit the Iloilo Province in the Philippines in December 2013. 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

UNHCR Report: Planned Relocation, Disasters and Climate Change

A UNHCR report providing guidance and information regarding planned relocation in relation to disasters and climate change, with the aim to consolidate good practices and preparing for the future. Read More

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